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08
Dec 20
Article

Celebrating and supporting registered managers

Celebrating and supporting registered managers
Tuesday 8 December 2020

This year has presented the adult care social sector with many challenges, and the impact on registered managers has been huge. Despite this, managers have continued to put others first.

07
Dec 20
Blog

Thank you for everything you have done

Thank you for everything you have done
Monday 7 December 2020

Our CEO Oonagh Smyth reflects on a challenging year and expresses thanks to everyone working in adult social care.

02
Dec 20
Blog

Take a chance and give me a platform to speak for myself

Take a chance and give me a platform to speak for myself
Wednesday 2 December 2020

An anonymous blog from a Chief Executive of a UK social care provider. It was originally intended to be a letter to a major publisher compiling a book based on experiences in the charity sector.

30
Nov 20
Blog

Quality data helps quality employers

Quality data helps quality employers
Monday 30 November 2020

Nadra Ahmed OBE has been Chairman of the National Care Association (NCA) since 2001 representing small and medium sized employers. In this blog she looks at the importance of having quality data for her members.

25
Nov 20
Blog

Black Lives Matter in Care too

Black Lives Matter in Care too
Wednesday 25 November 2020

Dudley Sawyerr, London Care and Support Forum Chair and Care Vision Head of Operations, talks about some of the many challenges facing the BAME community working in adult social care.

18
Nov 20
Blog

Supporting the non-white workforce in social care

Supporting the non-white workforce in social care
Wednesday 18 November 2020

In this blog Sophie Chester-Glyn, Managing Director of the Manor Community Care Home talks about how organisations can change and support the non-white workforce across the sector.

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.

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