Residential and domiciliary care | supported living | children's homes
Co-operatives in health and social care are making £60m in turnover now, compared to £40m in 2010
Using lay visitors in care homes has uncovered issues not raised through CQC inspections, says Pam Robinson and Sharon Wilson
Research finds a lack of opportunities to progress is contributing to the exodus
It’s not often care workers get recognition for the support they give people every day – let alone win prizes for it, but a competition held this month aims to change all that.
A group of 79 health…
A report has found the gap between managers and frontline staff is widening- but is a good manager worth the investment?
A project supporting care home residents to vote has generated more person-centred and empowering care, says Madeline Cooper Ueki
There is a ‘compelling logic’ for pursuing this commissioning model in adult social care, writes John Bolton
Union finds more than 1,000 care workers have not received proper training in dementia, administering medication or personal care tasks
Party also would fully integrate health and social care and introduce statutory code of conduct for care workers
We must examine the use of flexible contracts in social care before making snap decisions that could damage our shared vision for the people we support, writes Barry Sweetbaum
A care worker reflects on why adequate pay, training and support are needed for the adult social care workforce
82 local authorities don't know if care staff are paid the legal rate, finds Local Government Association’s final stocktake on Care Act readiness
Providers warn that Ed Miliband’s pledge to stamp out zero-hour contracts will affect the economic viability of home care.
Paying attention to the finer details and adapting to each call is an essential part of my role, writes Sheila, a home care worker for Bluebird Care in York
The short-term approach to commissioning is a ticking time bomb and we need to stop neglecting care workers, writes Neil Taggart
The new HELPcare project at Lancaster University hopes to find the right model of continuing professional development and training for care workers across the EU, writes Carolyn Downs