Supporting staff through change

The administration of Four Seasons has some important lessons for staff managers, says CHM resident freelance journalist Eleanore Robinson

With Four Seasons Health Care entering administration and then being put up for sale, its 20,000 staff in its 250 homes face an uncertain future.

Stress levels for many social care workers are already at a critical level; a seismic shift in their workplace, such as the collapse of their employer, their care home being put up for sale or that dreaded word “restructuring”, can lead to some staff unable to cope.

As well as impacting staff, it can also affect everyone in the care home if that person is no longer able to come into work. So how can providers help their employees during these difficult times?

Read more in our exclusive online feature


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