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Take a look at through our blogs and articles where you'll find top tips, insights from others working in the sector, and round-ups of our key resources.

If you’d be interested in writing a blog or being interviewed for one our pieces please email catriona.mcgale@skillsforcare.org.uk.

 


Wellbeing challenges and advice for domiciliary care workers

27 Jun 2022 Skills for Care

Working in a domiciliary care role can bring its own specific challenges for staff wellbeing. We look at what you can do look after the wellbeing of y…read more

27 Jun 2022 Skills for Care

Working in a domiciliary care role can bring its own specific challenges for staff wellbeing. We look at what you can do look after the wellbeing of y…read more

Wellbeing

Happy 15th Anniversary to Complete Care West Yorkshire Ltd

24 Jun 2022 Skills for Care

Complete Care West Yorkshire celebrated its 15-year anniversary this month. We hear about the achievements and developments over the years. read more

Sara and Wayne BW

24 Jun 2022 Skills for Care

Sara and Wayne BW

Complete Care West Yorkshire celebrated its 15-year anniversary this month. We hear about the achievements and developments over the years. read more

Good news story

Why compassion matters in leadership

23 Jun 2022 Sarah-Jane Dale

Sarah-Jane Dale, Chief Operating Officer, AOD discusses what compassionate leadership is and how it benefits both leaders and teams. read more

Sarah Jane Dale

23 Jun 2022 Sarah-Jane Dale

Sarah Jane Dale

Sarah-Jane Dale, Chief Operating Officer, AOD discusses what compassionate leadership is and how it benefits both leaders and teams. read more

Culture and diversity

Leadership

Wellbeing

How data can help you think about your staff’s health and happiness

20 Jun 2022 Skills for Care

Evaluating staff wellbeing can be difficult, but there are certain data metrics than can help with this such as turnover rates and staff surveys. Find…read more

20 Jun 2022 Skills for Care

Evaluating staff wellbeing can be difficult, but there are certain data metrics than can help with this such as turnover rates and staff surveys. Find…read more

ASC-WDS

Leadership

Wellbeing

Retention

Osborne Care Homes celebrate Jubilee with four days of fun

17 Jun 2022 Skills for Care

This Good News Friday we hear about more social care celebrations that took place during the Jubilee weekend. read more

Royal Dinner Jubilee

17 Jun 2022 Skills for Care

Royal Dinner Jubilee

This Good News Friday we hear about more social care celebrations that took place during the Jubilee weekend. read more

Good news story

Social care managers share their advice on creating a happy and healthy workplace

14 Jun 2022 Skills for Care

We spoke to a range of social care managers to find out more about the strategies and initiatives they have in place to create a positive work environ…read more

Three people on a sofa

14 Jun 2022 Skills for Care

Three people on a sofa

We spoke to a range of social care managers to find out more about the strategies and initiatives they have in place to create a positive work environ…read more

Leadership

Wellbeing

Retention

Generations come together for Jubilee celebrations across Sheffield care providers

10 Jun 2022 Skills for Care

Residents of Sheffield Foyer, run by Guinness Care, celebrated the Queen’s Jubilee by inviting residents from Applegarth Close sheltered accommodation…read more

Sheffield Foyer Jubilee party

10 Jun 2022 Skills for Care

Sheffield Foyer Jubilee party

Residents of Sheffield Foyer, run by Guinness Care, celebrated the Queen’s Jubilee by inviting residents from Applegarth Close sheltered accommodation…read more

Good news story

Supervisions lead to better support and understanding for teams

08 Jun 2022 Lucy Knight

Lucy Knight, Registered Manager of Valerie Manor shares how effective supervisions can support staff wellbeing and create a happy and healthy workplac…read more

Knight Lucy Reg Manager

08 Jun 2022 Lucy Knight

Knight Lucy Reg Manager

Lucy Knight, Registered Manager of Valerie Manor shares how effective supervisions can support staff wellbeing and create a happy and healthy workplac…read more

Leadership

Wellbeing

Social care workers attend Jubilee Garden Party at Buckingham Palace

03 Jun 2022 Skills for Care

Three social care organisations were delighted to attend a very special Jubilee Garden Party at Buckingham Palace last week, after being nominated to …read more

jubilee party

03 Jun 2022 Skills for Care

jubilee party

Three social care organisations were delighted to attend a very special Jubilee Garden Party at Buckingham Palace last week, after being nominated to …read more

Good news story

My 30-year career working in social care

30 May 2022 Skills for Care

Liz Seymour, Registered Manager at Melrose Care talks to us about the achievements of her team during the pandemic, and her long career in care. read more

Liz S

30 May 2022 Skills for Care

Liz S

Liz Seymour, Registered Manager at Melrose Care talks to us about the achievements of her team during the pandemic, and her long career in care. read more

Leadership

Wellbeing

Retention