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Ewan King is Director of Business Development and Delivery at the Social Care Institute for Excellence

Avoiding the cliff edge: making transitions work

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What do parents of young people living with disabilities – and also cognitive and mental health conditions - mean when they refer, sometimes fearfully, to 'the cliff edge'? Ewan King, Director of Business Development and Delivery at the Social Care Institute for …

Social care faces tough times, but its transformation is still possible

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Every day, Ewan King’s colleagues gather news cuttings referencing issues affecting the social care sector and his organisation, the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). On Tuesday 13 December, they were more eye catching than usual… I nearly dropped my spoon …

Prevention is better than cure: tips for effective sustainability and transformation plans

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"Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) are becoming a type of ‘planning catch-all’ for the NHS," says Ewan King in his latest blog for Social Care News. The Director of Business Development and Delivery at the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) explains how STPs …

Everyone should have friends and support - social care has a role in tackling isolation

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Too many people are lonely. And isolation is very bad for our health and wellbeing. That's according to experts and academics. With the recent John Lewis 'man on the moon' advert, we have also seen the issue achieving ‘cut through’ …

Joint working and cultural change are vital components for integration

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It's not just about changing structures says Ewan King, Director of Business Development and Delivery at the Social Care Institute for Excellence. The plan to develop a single budget worth £6 billion for Greater Manchester, involving 10 local authorities and …