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The Care Workers’ Charity is calling on all political parties to address care in their election campaigns. Following the announcement yesterday of a general election on July 4, the charity has highlighted four imperatives for political candidates:  It says: “The time has come for our leaders to tackle the challenges faced by the care sector. Together, we can bring about the necessary changes and ensure that care workers receive the

The use of the Gaelic language in Scottish care homes has been discussed in a debate about the Scottish Languages Bill. The Bill aims to give the Gaelic and Scots languages official status in Scotland and...

Social Care Wales has published free tools to support recruitment and retention in social care. Advice in the guide includes: The toolkit describes how user personas can be used to support jobseekers in the social care...

Outstanding care homes received their awards and plaudits at the Care Home Awards on Friday 17 May at a glittering awards ceremony in London. Scooping the Gold awards for outstanding homes were the following: Other ...

Adult care home managers lack of confidence in self-evaluation, Care Inspectorate Wales has revealed in an update on self-evaluation in adult care services. Validation of self-evaluation in care homes will be tested from July 1, ...

The National Care Association has published a manifesto document ahead of the next election. The document, Our mission to level up care, comprises four key requests: Launching the manifesto, NCA executive co-chairman Nadra Ahmed said: ...

Brexit leaves UK social care recruitment at the mercy of market at the mercy politicians, says the Nuffield Trust in a report, The future for health after Brexit. In the think-piece, the Nuffield Trust says ...

The Insight Collective is a new research, data, innovation and improvement service for care homes in Wales. Created by Social Care Wales, the  collective aims to offer research and data, sharing and learning, and coaching and ...

Until the end of June, Skills for Care will run the #KeepTheRightPeople to boost retention in social care. The campaign shares resources and advice to support employers with inductions, developing a positive workplace, and offering ...

Sandra Stacey, a residential care home manager at Flintshire County Council has won the Effective Leadership Award in the 2024 Social Care Wales Accolades. Stacey (centre) was nominated by Janet Bellis, who is the council’s ...

The Local Government Association has published a guide to Values-Based Recruitment (VBR).   VBR is shown to improve the success of recruitment campaigns and build a workforce that better reflects the diversity of the community served. It ...

In our latest podcast, four people with a deep knowledge of the legal, HR, and service requirements discuss how owners and managers can inspire with the very best leadership, and at the same time get ...

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