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Supporting workforce development

The demands on the care workforce have changed in recent years and qualifications play an important role in professional development. In this article, Dr Philippa Waterhouse, Senior Lecturer in Health and Social Care at The Open University, shares three ways managers can support their employees studying social care qualifications. The Read the full article…

Why the PSTN switch-off is a game changer for care homes

The way social care providers will be communicating in the future is changing. Jon Anderton, Managing Director of Cambridge Telecom, an Independent Telecoms consultancy, explains the benefits of digital communications solutions.  

What to look out for in 2022

In this article, QCS identifies and previews the issues predicted to have the greatest impact on the adult social care sector in 2022. From updated regulatory requirements to ongoing challenges relating to vaccination and workforce shortages, they share advice and recommendations to enable providers to put their best foot forwards.


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Key changes to CQC assessment framework

August 16, 2022 | Policy

Changes are coming for CQC and they’re starting now. Ridwaan Omar, Head of Regulatory at Forbes Solicitors outlines the latest updates to CQC’s assessment framework here. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) intends to implement a new Single Assessment Framework to regulate health and adult social care in England. This will Read the full article…

Care cap funding is a ‘drop in the ocean’

August 3, 2022 | Funding

Julie Tyas, Senior Qualified and Registered Social Worker and Senior Social Care Consultant, Access Health, Support & Care, shares her views on the care cap funding announcement.

A digital cage is still a cage

June 24, 2022 | Neil Crowther and Lorna McGregor | Data & digital

How can new and emerging digital technologies advance, rather than put at risk, the human rights of older people who draw on social care? On the face of it, technology presents exciting new possibilities for people in care. However, there is the danger it could in fact intrude and infringe Read the full article…

The cost-of-living crisis – The pressures on the care sector

June 15, 2022 | Kari Gerstheimer | Funding

Kari Gerstheimer, Chief Executive of Access Social Care, shares her opinion on the cost-of-living crisis and explains how its impacting the social care sector and the people it supports.  When are windfalls like swings and roundabouts? It might sound like a cryptic crossword clue, but when Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced Read the full article…

From combat to caring: Why Home From Home Care is an armed forces friendly employer

May 13, 2022 | Paul de Savary | Recruitment and staffing

Ex-Armed Forces personnel might not be the first people care providers think of when looking for new employees, but Paul de Savary of Home From Home Care tells us why this is a pool of talent the sector should not be ignoring. A few months ago, Home From Home Care Read the full article…

Mandatory vaccinations will have long-term effects on the care home sector 

March 31, 2022 | Neil Russell | COVID-19

The Government’s decision to revoke the need for compulsory vaccinations for care staff was the right one, but the damage has already been done – and it will have long-term effects on the sector, says Neil Russell, Chairman of PJ Care. 

Achieving gender equality in the care sector 

March 23, 2022 | Policy

In recognition of International Women’s Day, Lucy Campbell, CEO at Right at Home UK, shares how the organisation has successfully created opportunities for women to reach senior roles, details the importance of attracting more men to work in care, and explains why men must have a greater awareness of women’s Read the full article…

NCF: Our five Tests for Creating a Fair Price for Care 

March 23, 2022 | Liz Jones Policy Director of the National Care Forum | Funding

We welcome the Government’s vision for a fair price for care in the white paper, ‘Putting People at the Heart of Care’, and the further detail in the subsequent ministerial statement, ‘The Fair Cost of Care and Market Sustainability Fund: Purpose and Conditions for 2022-23’. The NCF has long campaigned for Read the full article…

Cyber security: Readying yourself for potential increased threats

March 23, 2022 | Daniel Casson, Care England’s Digital Transformation Adviser | Data & digital

There is general heightened awareness of the threat of cyber-attacks in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and care providers are not immune to the potential for disruption.  Daniel Casson, Care England’s Digital Transformation Adviser, gives instruction on how providers can protect themselves and their data.


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