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Aug 18

Gardening activities support wellbeing in social care

Gardening activities support wellbeing in social care
Friday 17 August 2018

Meaningful activities and getting outdoors is a great way to improve health and wellbeing. Read how one care provider's gardening projects bring lots of benefits for people who use their service.

13
Aug 18

Making activity count

Making activity count
Monday 13 August 2018

Tracey Nicholson, Project Manager for Standards, Learning, Qualifications and Apprenticeships, tells us why "Making activity count" is her favourite project to date.

09
Aug 18

We already feel like winners

We already feel like winners
Thursday 9 August 2018

Kim Corsinie, Head of Resourcing at Dimensions shares how important it is for us all to take a step back, reflect and be recognised for the things we do on a daily basis in social care. Dimensions were a finalist for the 'best recruitment initiative' in the 2018 Accolades Awards.

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Jul 18

Putting health and wellbeing at the heart of quality adult social care services

Putting health and wellbeing at the heart of quality adult social care services
Monday 30 July 2018

We want to help you improve health and wellbeing in your service for the people who live and work there. Project Manager, Diane Buddery explains what this means and how we can help.

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Jul 18

Monitoring the performance of your service

Monitoring the performance of your service
Monday 23 July 2018

Lee Stribling, Project Manager for NMDS-SC Implemention, looks at how registered managers can use their NMDS-SC account to monitor the performance of their service.

12
Jul 18

'A day in the life' at Skills for Care

'A day in the life' at Skills for Care
Thursday 12 July 2018

Last week we invited sixth form student, Millie, to do work experience with our marketing team. She shared her experience with us and it has some valuable lessons for any employer wanting to offer meaningful work experience.

04
Jul 18

Making co-production a reality

Making co-production a reality
Wednesday 4 July 2018

This week is co-production week, where we focus on how we can break down some of the barriers to co-production that still exist.

02
Jul 18

Adult social care educators meet the Queen

Adult social care educators meet the Queen
Monday 2 July 2018

Geraldine Donworth, City & Guilds, reflects on a very special day celebrating people who support learning and development across our nation.

28
Jun 18

Service excellence starts with leadership behaviour across the team

Service excellence starts with leadership behaviour across the team
Thursday 28 June 2018

As we launch our 2019 Accolades, during #excellenceincare month, Jason Denny, Registered Home Manager reflects on what the Skills for Care accolade means to Old Hastings House.

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Jun 18

Why trustees matter

Why trustees matter
Tuesday 26 June 2018

At the Skills for Care all staff meeting our Vice Chair Neil Taylor spoke about his role as one of our trustees so we asked him to write a blog based on his speech.

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