Castleford House Nursing Home – Best Care Home Practice

Story of shaking up Lifestyles team at Castleford House Nursing Home “people don’t come here to die – they come here to continue to live.” Shock Exasperation Change Evolution Read in full at source: https://outstandingcarehomes.co.uk/tips-to-become-outstanding/care-home-best-practice-castleford-house-nursing-home/

How To Succeed In An Interview For A Care Home Manager Position

Home Manager, Liam Palmer, offers his insights in to how to be successful in a Care Home Manager interview, and provides a framework for answering some of the typical questions. “More than ever, if you are considering a move up/across, your preparation needs to be spot on.” See the topics covered at Source: How ToContinue reading “How To Succeed In An Interview For A Care Home Manager Position”

Upcoming online events on social pedagogy

EXPLORING SOCIAL PEDAGOGY CONCEPTS AT TURBULENT TIMES – FREE WEBINAR SERIES Our new webinar series exploring social pedagogy concepts during turbulent times launched on 17th June as part of the International Online Conference with a webinar on the Common Third. (If you missed it, you can watch a recording here.) The upcoming programme includes theContinue reading “Upcoming online events on social pedagogy”

What are the common features of the best residential special schools? – Ofsted: developments in children’s social care

Residential special schools care for some of the most vulnerable children in our society. This includes those children with complex special educational needs and/or disabilities. This blog from OFSTED considers the common features in what they do well. READ A 10 to 11-year old boy talking to an adult and showing him, what looks likeContinue reading “What are the common features of the best residential special schools? – Ofsted: developments in children’s social care”

Residential Care Leadership Board, Work Programme 2019

The RCLB work programme focuses on the following objectives throughout 2019: Develop a vision for the future of secure care, working with the sector to develop new models for  secure provision,  supporting  the  development  of  joint  commissioning  arrangements  for secure children’s homes placements and monitoring the development of secure schools. Provide seed funding for testingContinue reading “Residential Care Leadership Board, Work Programme 2019”

“It’s not what staff do but how they make me feel”: Understanding how care home staff influence quality of care from the perspective of residents and their relatives Understanding “quality” in care homes means recognising that the term means different things to different people. Our study focuses on how staff influence quality in care homes.1Continue reading

The effect of a leadership support programme on care home managers

Sarah Penney Teaching and research fellow, School of nursing, Ulster University, Northern Ireland                             Assumpta Ryan Professor of ageing and health, School of nursing, Ulster University, Northern Ireland Aim To explore the effect of the My Home Life 12-month leadership support programmeContinue reading “The effect of a leadership support programme on care home managers”