Four members of staff at a Skelmersdale care home are leading the way in seeking their nursing qualifications.
Chronic underfunding and a dysfunctional social care system are contributing to a growing workforce crisis, the IPPR has warned.
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.
Care home providers Avery Healthcare, Barchester Healthcare and Stow Healthcare were amongst the winners at this year’s LaingBuisson Awards.
More than four out of five registered managers feel more pressured at work, according to Skills for Care research.
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.
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.
Leading Scottish care provider Meallmore has introduced a leadership initiative to develop the care management skills of its top performers.
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.