The on-going social care crisis

We keep hearing about how social care is ‘in crisis’. Now, you might wonder whether this is simply just another media exaggeration but, unfortunately, it would seem that the sector really is reaching breaking point. More than £5 billion has been slashed from councils’ adult social care budgets since 2010 and the gap between available…

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Collaborative leadership – the future of healthcare?

There is an increasing suggestion that adult social care leadership should take a more collaborative approach, moving away from traditional power structures, instead sharing control with those who use the services, those delivering care and those trying to shape the future of local care and support. This strategy enables managers to take into account the…

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Investing in the future of social care: Why graduates need to be considered for the next generation of leaders

by Adam Carter, Managing Director It’s common knowledge that social care doesn’t tend to recruit from the graduate market, particularly when it comes to managerial positions, but is it time that sector recognised the value in graduates? Traditionally, people within social care are usually developed internally; progressing their way up the ranks, which means you will…

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