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Tea With Tobi, Season 4, Episode 3 - Smooth Digital 

On this special episode of Tea With Tobi, Tobi meets two care workers to learn what life was like for those working on the frontline. First, Tobi spoke to live-in carer and trainer Zuva Chinhori about how the pandemic impacted residents, relatives and live in carers. Then Tobi meets Jijo Jonny, who talks about his experience working in care homes throughout lockdown, and how his company MeetMyBrian can help during this period.  Click here to listen podcast. 


Tea With Tobi, Season 4, Episode 2 - Smooth Digital 

In the second episode of Tea With Tobi, Tobi is joined by the chairman of Balhousie Care Group, Scotland’s largest independent care provider, Tony Banks. Tony, an army veteran, founded Balhousie in the early 90s and has since grown Balhousie from a single care home to 27. In the show, Tobi asks how Balhousie responded to the pandemic, what Tony’s take on government guidance was, and what he believes are the real obstacles for the care industry going forward. Click here to listen podcast. 


Tea With Tobi, Season 4, Episode 1 - Smooth Digital 

In the first episode of #TeaWithTobi, Tobi is joined by the chief executive of Methodist Homes MHA Sam Monaghan.
Sam explains to Tobi the real heartbreaking impact of social distancing in care homes, what kind of sacrifices carers made throughout the past year, and they discuss why the pandemic was a ‘social injustice’. Click here to listen podcast.