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Social care staff need to do more to support people's mental health

Social care staff need to do more to support people's mental health
Article posted on Monday 17 June 2019

For #LearningDisabilityWeek, we talk about how social care staff can support people with a learning disability to improve their everyday mental health.

The golden thread to developing leaders and managers

The golden thread to developing leaders and managers
Blog posted on Thursday 13 June 2019

Karen Carter, our Leadership and Management Programme Head, talks about the importance of continued investment in the learning and development of leaders and managers.

"We were speechless when it was revealed that we were finalists"

"We were speechless when it was revealed that we were finalists"
Blog posted on Tuesday 11 June 2019

Rushcliffe Care Group were finalists in the 'Most effective approach to integrated new models of care' category at the 2019 Accolades awards. Lead Therapist, Rowena Quilongquilong, speaks about the Accolades experience and what it meant for her team.

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Response to Interim NHS People Plan published today

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Interim CEO Andy Tilden responds to today's Interim NHS People Plan.
Date:
Monday 3 June 2019

Applications now open for the Workforce Development Innovation Fund

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The Workforce Development Innovation Fund (WDIF) supports innovative projects that increase the skills and knowledge of workers to improve the quality of care provided. The fund is now open for applications and will close at 1pm 28 June 2019.
Date:
Friday 31 May 2019

First statement of role, knowledge and skills for registered nurses in social care launched

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For the first time a statement of role, knowledge and skills for the 42,000 registered nurses working in social care has been launched.
Date:
Wednesday 8 May 2019
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