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Ian Turner, co-chair, National Care Association and, lately, chair Registered Nursing Home Association has received an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the  King’s Birthday Honours List 2024 for services to Social Care (Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk) In a statement, the NCA applauded Turner for his service as a care provider over four decades, as well as for his work with the DHSC and the NHS, and

Nominations are now open for the 2024 Caring in Welsh award. The Caring in Welsh award recognises and celebrates workers who make a positive difference to people’s lives by providing care and support through the medium...

“Labour is committed to ensuring everyone lives an independent, prosperous life. Social care is vital to achieving this” That is a key election pledge from the Labour Party in its 2024 Election manifesto. In its manifesto...

Liberal Democrat election plans to create minimum standards of care and free personal care have been met warmly by care leaders. In the 2024 general election manifesto, the Lib Dems have also pledged to creating ...

The Welsh Government has published the Social Care Workforce Delivery Plan 2024-27.   Launching the plan, social care minister Dawn Bowden said: “We want the health and social care workforce to be motivated, engaged and valued, ...

Care England has called for independent scrutiny of care home training, after reports of plans to restrict foreign worker jobs. The plans form part of Labour’s manifesto for the 2024 elections to develop a workforce ...

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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