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Nov 17

What do we know about men working in social care?

Wednesday 15 November 2017

This Sunday's International Men's Day and we want to celebrate the contribution of the male workforce to the adult social care sector.

Nov 17

Strength in numbers at Coventry registered manager network

Monday 13 November 2017

Laura Hambridge is Chair of the new registered manager network in Coventry. She is a registered manager herself and got involved in establishing this local network in her area.

Nov 17

Now what? CQC inspection continues to evolve

Wednesday 8 November 2017

Rob Hargreaves, Information Service Manager at Skills for Care, has been looking at the new focus of CQC inspection and how regulated care providers can best prepare.

Oct 17

How do you like your toast? I like mine burnt

Monday 30 October 2017

Gail Godson, registered manager member of Skills for Care, tells us about her approach to person-centred care at Home Instead in West Lancashire & Chorley.

Oct 17

Tell us what matters to you this World Values Day

Wednesday 18 October 2017

Our CEO, Sharon Allen, reflects on what values mean in social care and challenges employers to think about their own values this World Values Day.

Oct 17

Who cares wins!

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Viv Patel, Pharmacist at Gibson Pharmacy in Bradford, discusses the need to protect some of the more vulnerable, but least obvious people in our community from flu – our care staff.

Oct 17

Who are registered managers and nominated individuals?

Monday 9 October 2017

Our CEO, Sharon Allen, asks registered managers and nominated individuals to take part in some new research into their everyday experiences as leaders.

Oct 17

Mutual learning from CQC visit to Registered Manager Network

Monday 2 October 2017

Karen Culshaw, Adult Social Care Policy Manager and Gloria Dowling, Adult Social Care Inspection Manager at the Care Quality Commission (CQC), visited the North East London Registered Manager Network recently. They took this opportunity to answer providers' key questions and to listen and learn about the issues and challenges they face.

Oct 17

Social care's next big challenge

Monday 2 October 2017

This week is Get Online Week. Diane Buddery, project manager for policy talks us through the importance of digital working in social care.

Sep 17

Housing with care

Monday 18 September 2017

Today is National Housing Day. Our CEO Sharon Allen reflects on the need for good quality, affordable housing.

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