How registered managers can support and encourage learning at work

Support for registered managers From Skills for Care At the heart of every outstanding service is a manager who’s working hard to ensure that they can create a person-centred culture that delivers great, high-quality care. We understand that you’re going through incredibly challenging times at the moment, and everyone at Skills for Care is humbled byContinue reading “How registered managers can support and encourage learning at work”

Creating a positive safeguarding culture

A quick guide for registered managers of care homes | Published April 2021 Safeguarding adults in care homes means protecting their right to live in safety and acting to prevent abuse and neglect. Working together to achieve this is everyone’s responsibility. This quick guide, aimed at registered managers of care homes, covers policy and procedureContinue reading “Creating a positive safeguarding culture”

Watch “Donna’s Story” on YouTube

A Forum reader wrote in on viewing this video: Why are people involved in care homes such as Older People, Managers and staff not having a place at the table and a Voice? They know what is happening, what they want and need for people in their care, We want people who are actually doingContinue reading “Watch “Donna’s Story” on YouTube”

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”

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”

Quick Guides: A quick, easy way to access key information from NICE on social care topics.

These guides have been developed jointly by SCIE and NICE with the aim of providing key information about social care topics in a concise and quick-to-read format. They are for people who don’t have the time to read large guidelines and quality standards. Improving oral health for adults in care homes A quick guide forContinue reading “Quick Guides:
A quick, easy way to access key information from NICE on social care topics.”

Registered manager membership in England goes from strength to strength

Sharon Allen, CEO Skills for Care in England writes: In a rather different enews, I want to share some of the best features and articles that our registered manager members of Skills for Care have received over the last 18 months in their monthly newsletters. Our members’ newsletter is packed with useful information and articlesContinue reading “Registered manager membership in England goes from strength to strength”