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16
Nov 20
Blog

Shining a light on the mental health workforce

Shining a light on the mental health workforce
Monday 16 November 2020

Kathy Roberts (Chief Executive of the Association of Mental Health Providers) reflects on how 'The state of the adult social care sector and workforce' report helps to shine a light on the size and importance of the mental health workforce in England.

12
Nov 20
Article

Understanding leadership support and development needs of the adult social care sector

Understanding leadership support and development needs of the adult social care sector
Thursday 12 November 2020

We've been working with the sector to understand the challenges it's facing around leadership and management and the support needed to develop strong leadership skills.

02
Nov 20
Blog

A period of transition – support for upcoming inspector calls

A period of transition – support for upcoming inspector calls
Monday 2 November 2020

Information Service Manager Rob Hargreaves reflects on how the CQC new Transitional Regulatory Approach helps services to continue to deliver safe, effective and well-led care in changing times.

02
Nov 20
Blog

When life gives you lemons

When life gives you lemons
Monday 2 November 2020

Registered manager Dr Paula du Rand (PhD Nursing) from Kineton Manor Nursing home in Warwickshire, talks about the impact of the pandemic on visits to the care home and the ideas and initiatives they put into place to allow the residents, family and staff to keep in touch and maintain strong relationships.

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.

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