'Be generous with your words...they will inspire others to be the best they can be.' - Catherine Pulsifer. We all have days when we are full of 'positive thoughts' and a whole load of Mary Poppins "spit , spot"! The days when there is no stopping you, its all going to plan and you are … Continue reading THANK YOU…two words of generosity.
I love this so much and seems quite apt , not only for encouraging and identifying those you assist but also to your co workers. By all means look at how things may have been done in the past. Look at the situation you are in now and if a new way has to be … Continue reading Compliment people…
On a personal note , I am a great believer in person centred care. Over recent years seeing the reablement approach being put in place within the community , it certainly allows time for the person requiring guidance, regaining confidence and understanding their own abilities, a 'reasonable chance' of managing their own situation the … Continue reading PAM ~Patient Activation Measure in the NHS
Dementia~ A little refresher..... This week , I have took it upon myself to look at which e-learning resources are available within dementia so that, I continue to learn and understand. A personal duty of care towards best practice. Support and promote just how important it is to continue training in our own time, as … Continue reading Dementia ~ A refresher for myself …for you.
New resources to support core skills of social care workers Great news over the weekend from Skills for care. They have launched new resources to support the core skills of social care workers . Heres what they have to say.... Core skills include English, number, digital and employability skills such as problem solving and time … Continue reading New resources to support core skills of social care workers -Skills for Care
How to arrange my own care and support. Information on where to begin when you decide to arrange your own care and support can now be found on its own page here. You will find direct links to Skills for care for each section you require information for. One more important thing...you can now apply … Continue reading How to arrange my own care and support.
Well, how lovely it is to come across a beautiful, kind smile staring right back at you on the screen. "At 90-years-old, Norma eschews assisted living after her husband suddenly dies and she is diagnosed with cancer. Instead, she is traveling in a motor home." I have come across the ongoing journey … Continue reading Driving Miss Norma…a beautiful lady.
Explore CQC’s new interactive map to see how care homes are performing where you live I really do welcome this new resource from CQC. not only can you find out about services and care homes when having to make such a delicate decision in the time of a loved one, it also comes … Continue reading CQC’s new interactive map to see how care homes are performing where you live
Last week saw plenty of rain and gales and I hope you all managed to struggle through. In fact I have no doubt that you did. Without fail, you would've got ready ( not really wanting to go out in the cold) but I bet you still turned up in visit and smiled your … Continue reading What a week! How was it for you?
CQC inspectors publish reports on 102 adult social care services in the North of England In the past week the Care Quality Commission has published a further 102 reports on the quality of care provided by adult social care services across the North that have been inspected under its new approach. Following recent inspections two … Continue reading CQC inspectors publish reports on 102 adult social care services in the North of England