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Changing the attitude of care employees

Changing the attitude of care employees

‘Employee attitudes represent greatest challenge for social care professionals implementing health and safety policies’: NASHiCS research   Employee attitudes represent the greatest challenge for social care professionals in implementing health and safety policies, according to research conducted by the National Association for Safety and Health in Care Services (NASHiCS). When asked to rate by greatest […]

April 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
NACC support CQC on Dignity & Nutrition Inspections

NACC support CQC on Dignity & Nutrition Inspections

The National Association of Care Catering are pleased that the Care Quality Commission will be undertaking themed unannounced inspections concentrating on Dignity and Nutrition in residential homes and NHS settings across the country.  This initiative will once again provide an opportunity for the Commission and those working in the sector to emphasise the fundamental importance […]

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Paul Burstow Minister of State for Care Services visits new ‘Extra Care’ scheme in Littlehampton, Sussex

Paul Burstow Minister of State for Care Services visits new ‘Extra Care’ scheme in Littlehampton, Sussex

  Ahead of the Government’s White Paper on reforming care and support in England, Minister of State for Care Services, Paul Burstow MP visited McCarthy & Stone’s new ‘Extra Care’ development Claridge House in Littlehampton, Sussex to see how specialist housing can help older people lead happier, healthier and longer lives. Paul Burstow MP said: […]

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Safety in Care Awards 2012-Nominations Open

Safety in Care Awards 2012-Nominations Open

Following the success of last year’s awards, NASHiCS are pleased to announce this year’s awards are open. We are looking for nominations from across the UK. These prestigious awards are open to everyone who works in the social care sector, both members and non-members of NASHiCS. If you know of someone whose dedication deserves recognition, […]

March 10, 2012 | By | Reply More
Compare the Care Market-Simples!

Compare the Care Market-Simples!

Ok, some of us get it, but let’s face it not many care homes advertise on the internet. The bigger boys advertise with the same bunch of directories and do very well as a result. Those same companies may have concerns about peer review websites, and there may be a few companies on the margins […]

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Jewish Care Joins Care in Crisis Campaign

Jewish Care Joins Care in Crisis Campaign

Residents of Jewish Care marched with over 1,000 people in the Crisis in Care lobby at the Houses of Parliament to voice their concerns on older people’s social care. Local resident of Rubens House, Finchley, Sadie Simmons (82) said, “Jewish Care provides me with great support but I am very concerned about what happens to […]

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Care Quality Commission Response To The National Audit Office Report

Care Quality Commission Response To The National Audit Office Report

      The Care Quality Commission (CQC) welcomes the report from the National Audit Office and its helpful recommendations. We note that the value for money judgement is based predominantly on CQC’s early task of registering health and social care providers. The head of the National Audit Office, Amyas Morse, has acknowledged the difficulties […]

December 2, 2011 | By | Reply More
Unique Leadership In Care at Oxford Brookes University

Unique Leadership In Care at Oxford Brookes University

The care sector gets a welcome boost to its leadership skills with the recent launch of a unique Advanced Diploma programme from the Institute of Public Care at Oxford Brookes University.  Designed in collaboration with a consortium of care sector employers, and taught by experienced care practitioners, the Advanced Diploma in Leading Care Services addresses […]

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