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Care home foursome sign on for Assistant Nurse Practitioner scheme

Care home foursome sign on for Assistant Nurse Practitioner scheme

Four members of staff at a Skelmersdale care home are leading the way in seeking their nursing qualifications.
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Belong triumphs at Investors in People Awards

Care village operator Belong has scooped a prestigious international honour at this year’s Investors in People Awards.

Think tank warns of 400,000 social care workforce shortage

Chronic underfunding and a dysfunctional social care system are contributing to a growing workforce crisis, the IPPR has warned.

Care home builder Wynbrook expands team

Due to continued expansion, care home builder Wynbrook has appointed two new specialists in site management roles and is also investing in the career development of two existing employees through external training programmes.

Avery, Barchester and Stow Healthcare celebrate LaingBuisson Awards

Care home providers Avery Healthcare, Barchester Healthcare and Stow Healthcare were amongst the winners at this year’s LaingBuisson Awards.

Four in five registered managers feel more pressured, Skills for Care reveals

More than four out of five registered managers feel more pressured at work, according to Skills for Care research.

Skills for Care launches ‘Safe Staffing’ online guide

A new online guide has been launched by Skills for Care to help social care employers make sure they have the right number of skilled staff to meet the needs of their service.

EXCLUSIVE: Skills for Care CEO Sharon Allen talks on tackling social care’s employment gap

Every year Skills for Care publishes ‘The state of the adult social care sector and workforce in England’ report packed full of data and analysis that allows the Department of Health and Social Care, ADASS, LGA, trade bodies and other key sector voices, including the trade media, to make informed decisions about a whole range of key issues facing us.

Care provider aims to go from ‘Good to Great’ with leadership initiative

Leading Scottish care provider Meallmore has introduced a leadership initiative to develop the care management skills of its top performers.

IN THE LOOP: Andrea Sutcliffe talks on workforce and quality

Andrea Sutcliffe CBE, CQC’s Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, is back with her autumn column focussing on the importance of the workforce and how this impacts on quality.
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