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Jul 18
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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.

23
Jul 18
Article

Monitoring the performance of your service

Monitoring the performance of your service
Monday 23 July 2018

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

12
Jul 18
Article

'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
Article

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
Article

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
Article

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.

26
Jun 18
Article

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.

20
Jun 18
Article

Succession planning for your next registered manager is crucial

Succession planning for your next registered manager is crucial
Wednesday 20 June 2018

In the second of a two-part blog during our #excellenceincare month, Dave Large, Chief Executive at Wirral Independent Living and Learning (WILL), talks about the importance of succession planning and supporting aspiring registered manager, Lucy Doughty.

04
Jun 18
Article

Celebrating excellence in care

Celebrating excellence in care
Monday 4 June 2018

Our CEO, Sharon Allen, reflects on what excellence in care means to her and how we can support you to strive for excellence in your everyday practice.

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May 18
Article

Reflecting on our #lovetolearn month

Thursday 31 May 2018

Rob Newby, Programme Head for Standards, Learning, Qualifications and Apprenticeships team, rounds up our #lovetolearn month.

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