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16
Oct 20
Blog

Life Under the 'Clapping for Carers' Radar – Part Three

Friday 16 October 2020

Tina Turnbull of People Matters looks at the long-term post virus implications for small organisations in the third of this three part blog series.

15
Oct 20
Blog

Life Under the 'Clapping for Carers' Radar – Part Two

Thursday 15 October 2020

In the second of our three part blog series Tina Turnbull Chief Executive of People Matters talks through how they been navigating the challenges of COVID-19 as a small provider.

13
Oct 20
Blog

Life Under the 'Clapping for Carers' Radar – Part One

Tuesday 13 October 2020

Tina Turnbull from small provider People Matters talks to us about their experience of trying to keep services open during COVID-19.

05
Oct 20
Blog

Lived experience: Iron Boots over my shoes.

Lived experience: Iron Boots over my shoes.
Monday 5 October 2020

This blog is written by Viola Nzira who talks about the minority status in the UK among people from BAME backgrounds working in social care. She believes embracing this status can support individuals to negotiate their way successfully within society at large and work environments.

05
Oct 20
Blog

Intersectionality: a smokescreen for exclusion?

Intersectionality: a smokescreen for exclusion?
Monday 5 October 2020

In this blog, Clenton Farquarharson MBE, talks about intersectionality and what it means to him and society as a whole.

29
Sep 20
Blog

'Oh, I'm only a social care worker.'

'Oh, I'm only a social care worker.'
Tuesday 29 September 2020

In the latest of his blogs our Head of Workforce Innovation Jim Thomas argues the adult social care sector needs to learn to value itself and what it contributes.

17
Sep 20
Article

Sector-based Work Academy Programme - the answer to your recruitment needs

Sector-based Work Academy Programme - the answer to your recruitment needs
Thursday 17 September 2020

Julie Abbott, Senior National Account Manager, Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), explains why Sector-based Work Academy Programmes (SWAP) could be the answer to the recruitment needs of adult social care employers.

15
Sep 20
Blog

In celebration of registered managers

In celebration of registered managers
Tuesday 15 September 2020

Project Manager Oliver French has been working closely with our registered manager networks since lockdown began and reflects on their outstanding contribution as our sector fights the pandemic.

04
Aug 20
Blog

The latest size and structure report offers much needed insight at a time of turbulence

The latest size and structure report offers much needed insight at a time of turbulence
Tuesday 4 August 2020

Professor Shereen Hussein, Professor of Care and Health and Policy Evaluation at the University of Kent talks about the importance of the findings in the recently released size and structure report

31
Jul 20
Article

Three decades in the frontline

Friday 31 July 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the central role registered managers have played in tackling the spread of the virus. Pam Packham has just celebrated three decades in adult social care, with the last 27 years spent as Registered Manager at David Gresham House in Surrey.

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