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Making activity count

Making activity count

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

We already feel like winners

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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.
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

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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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We've launched our updated 'Culture for care' toolkit

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A positive workplace culture is a vital part of any well-led service and fundamental to delivering high quality care and support. Our toolkit has guidance and activities to help you develop a positive culture in your workplace.
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Monday 6 August 2018

Making a happy and healthy workplace – five tips to help you

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A happy and healthy workforce perform better and are more likely to stay. This article shares five ways we can help you to improve staff health and wellbeing to make yours a happy and healthy workforce.
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Wednesday 1 August 2018

Recognising great service management in social care

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Throughout this month's #ManagingYourService campaign we've reflected on the common traits of a great adult social care service; having a good workforce plan, enough of the right staff and good people management. This article shares seven traits from last year's winning entries from the 'best employer' category that makes them stand out.
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Friday 27 July 2018
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