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Ewan King

Ewan King is Deputy Chief Executive, Social Care Institute for Excellence.

Named care workers: the case for expansion across adult social care

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In 2018, the Social Care Institute for Excellence was part of a Department of Health and Social Care project looking at how people with learning disabilities, autism or mental health needs - and their families - can be in control of decisions about their own future. It's time to take that learning further.

Technology takes off

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The Social Care White Paper asserts ‘When technology is embedded into care and support services, it can be transformative, helping people to live happy, fulfilled lives in their homes and communities.’ It sets out several promising initiatives, including a new scheme to test new care technology. SCIE and Channel 3 Consulting explore what the future could hold.

Lockdowns unlock innovation

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Tough as it is, the lockdowns have not stopped social care professionals, organisations and services finding ways to provide amazing support. The restrictions have been hard for everyone involved in social care, but they have also brought opportunities and innovations which have inspired and supported others. SCIE's Ewan King explains more...

Making the case for place based working

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As we continue to fight the threats posed by COVID-19, the concept of place is more important than ever. Just before lockdown, SCIE was set to launch a new report on place-based approaches to health and social care. Like many events at the time, the launch event for the report never occurred. Ewan King ponders what happened next...

In tough times, we need visions of hope

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This week , SCIE (the Social Care Institute for Excellence) publish a set of products from phase 2 of the Department Health and Social Care funded social care innovation network. SCIE's Chief Operating Officer Ewan King reveals how 24 organisations, including local authorities, innovative organisations and locally engaged citizens of people with lived experience have been exploring how best to support innovation to flourish.

Strengths based social care needs a different kind of leadership

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Strength based social care needs a different kind of leadership says the Social Care Institute for Excellence's Ewan King in his latest blog. "Leadership is a collaborative process, building coalitions of people who want to make a difference". Find out more...

NCASC 2018: Small scale innovation will not be enough to sustain social care

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Ewan King, director of business development and delivery, the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) looks forward to discussing this and other hot topics at this week's NCASC conference in Manchester.   It is easy to forget in immensely difficult …