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Nic Bowler

Welsh Care and Social Services Inspectorate Specialist

Dr Nicholas Bowler is a researcher and consultant to government-level [Welsh Government Review of Secure Services, 2009] – specialising in QA/compliance focused projects. He has interests in clinically relevant training, service development and research. He enjoys working with clients to support them in identifying problems and initiating projects to improve practice.

Posts by Nic Bowler:

26th August 2016

Care and Support for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury

Nic Bowler Welsh Care and Social Services Inspectorate Specialist

The outstanding success of Team GB at the Rio Olympics, has been attributed to secure long term funding. This same...

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22nd August 2016

Stress at Work – Reasonable Measures and Big Dividends

Nic Bowler Welsh Care and Social Services Inspectorate Specialist

I wrote an article a week or so back about the importance of induction and preparatory training (the Welsh Social...

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12th August 2016

Prepare to Succeed: Induction Training for Social Care Workers

Nic Bowler Welsh Care and Social Services Inspectorate Specialist

"By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail..." So goes the Benjamin Franklin inspired adage, and it appears to...

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07th August 2016

Relationships, Rio and All that Jazz

Nic Bowler Welsh Care and Social Services Inspectorate Specialist

Continuing the sporting theme I started last week, I am going to look at the example set by one of...

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31st July 2016

Sporting Success for Wales and Lessons for the Care Sector?

Nic Bowler Welsh Care and Social Services Inspectorate Specialist

With the Rio Olympics upon us, my mind has been turning to lessons that Sport can share with those of...

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22nd July 2016

Signposting Support for Cancer Care in Wales: Help in Surprising Places

Nic Bowler Welsh Care and Social Services Inspectorate Specialist

Cancer care will affect approximately one in two individuals in social care settings through their lifetime. In this, the last...

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18th July 2016

Person-Centred Cancer Care in Wales: Simple Steps – Big Difference

Nic Bowler Welsh Care and Social Services Inspectorate Specialist

With lifetime prevalence moving towards 1 in 2, cancer care is likely to touch all of us at some point...

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08th July 2016

Paying the Price; the Financial Impact of Cancer

Nic Bowler Welsh Care and Social Services Inspectorate Specialist

This article considers the often 'hidden' cost of cancer and what is being done in Wales to ameliorate the financial...

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30th June 2016

Well-being and Spirituality

Nic Bowler Welsh Care and Social Services Inspectorate Specialist

The new Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act, 2014, identifies 8 primary determinants of well-being; Physical, mental, emotional well-being Protection...

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21st June 2016

Provision for Carer’s and The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act, 2014

Nic Bowler Welsh Care and Social Services Inspectorate Specialist

Last week I wrote about Carer's week in Wales and considered the essential role that Carers perform in delivering much...

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