Embedding Community Circles in Support for Older People Living in Residential Care Homes or Extra Care

26/04/19 For the last two years Community Circles have been working with Wigan Council and the providers of residential care and extra care support in the Borough to explore how Circles can help increase person and community centred support. Community Circles took their early learning about how Circles could work and help in these kindsContinue reading “Embedding Community Circles in Support for Older People Living in Residential Care Homes or Extra Care”

Let’s keep talking about wellbeing

Oliver French, Project Manager for Employer Engagement at Skills for Care, talks about the importance of supporting the wellbeing of our sector’s managers. Over the last 12 months, Skills for Care has talked a lot about the wellbeing for registered managers. It’s a theme that underpins much of what we do as a membership organisationContinue reading “Let’s keep talking about wellbeing”

Establishing the Financial Case for KeyRing

KeyRing has nearly 30 years’ experience of working with vulnerable people, including those who have mental health, or addiction issues, and those seen as non-neuro-typical (ASD). This Housing LIN report sets out the financial ‘proof of concept’ of the KeyRing service model, illustrating for commissioners and others both the service outcomes and associated financial benefitsContinue reading “Establishing the Financial Case for KeyRing”

A More enlightened approach to Residential Care

A message from Forum Chair Gillian Wagner Ever since the publication of A Positive Choice in 1988, the members of the Residential Forum, which was set up shortly afterwards to ensure its recommendations were not forgotten, have sought to promote high standards of care for children and adults in residential care homes , residential specialContinue reading “A More enlightened approach to Residential Care”