International Women’s Day is one of the most important awareness raising events of the year for Deborah Sturdy, Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care, not least because around 80 percent of people working in the social care profession are women...
Social care nursing advisory councils have now been launched in every ICB (integrated care board) in England and will be chaired by nursing colleagues from across the sector. Zoe Fry, a Director of The Outstanding Society and one of the chairs, explains her enthusiasm.
The further embedding of delegated healthcare interventions in the care workforce represents the ongoing initiative to marry social care experience with clinical excellence to deliver enhanced, high quality and consistent care. Deborah Sturdy, Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care, and Oonagh Smyth, CEO Skills for Care give an update.
Social care deputy care home manager, Emily Pimm, had never heard of the Florence Nightingale Foundation Leadership Scholarship programme before, but after a discussion with a friend about helping people understand the impact of coronavirus restrictions on care homes during the pandemic, she decided the scholarship would be a way to get her voice heard.
Strength through adversity It’s been another eventful, challenging, but productive year, a year in which adult social care colleagues have continued to deliver amazing care and support right across the country. In a constantly changing world, your compassion, skills and …
Shared Lives is an approach where an adult or young person, who needs long term support, is matched with a carefully approved carer. Together, the person needing support and the carer share family and community life. The model is looking to grow once more.
If you want to know why we present Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care Awards throughout the year, you could do no worse than read this lovely blog from Peer Quality Manager, Mark Bird. He is just one of many colleagues making the care sector a great place to work, supporting and inspiring others, each and every day.
Deborah Sturdy, Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care, is pleased to be working with the Florence Nightingale Foundation to launch a new social care leadership development programme specifically for nurses from black and ethnic minority backgrounds. Find out more in her latest blog...
Today is International Nurses Day and, while many outside the caring professions tend to think of nursing in a purely clinical context, those working in or with the adult social care sector know it is so much broader in scope, complexity and provision.
Multiple perspectives from four dedicated Hertfordshire County Council colleagues, fully invested in the progress, aims and ambitions of the social care workplace race equality standard (SCWRES).