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Adult Social Care

19th September 2014

If Carling made jobs, this would be it

Rosie Robinson Domiciliary Care Specialist

I spoke with a colleague this week who manages another branch. She sounded positively down in the dumps which was...

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15th September 2014

Whistle-blowing

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

This is the reporting of wrongdoing at work. In the context of care services, this can include abuse or mistreatment...

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12th September 2014

The Very Expensive Cost of Running a Quality Service

Rosie Robinson Domiciliary Care Specialist

These days I seem to have taken on the persona of Victor Meldrew. I catch myself moaning and despite my...

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08th September 2014

Complex Care Cases Contribute to Hospital Delays

Rosie Robinson Domiciliary Care Specialist

Over the years, Homecare Providers have seen a continuous rise in the needs of our Service Users. The number of people...

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29th August 2014

Risky Business

Rosie Robinson Domiciliary Care Specialist

I can almost hear the audible sigh of relief from care providers as the summer holidays draw to a close....

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01st August 2014

CQC Inspections. Consistent. Fair. Transparent. So Why the Lack of an Appeal Process?

Rosie Robinson Domiciliary Care Specialist

After a fairly stressful CQC inspection, I wanted to challenge a judgement on my soon-to-be published report. I began searching...

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25th July 2014

Whistleblowing Matters

Rosie Robinson Domiciliary Care Specialist

At our last CQC inspection a colleague of mine was interviewed by the inspector. The inspector asked her what she...

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04th July 2014

Effective Reablement Within Homecare

Rosie Robinson Domiciliary Care Specialist

On the 22nd July, Skills for Care and the College of Occupational Therapists are hosting a conference entitled “Getting the...

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30th June 2014

You Get What You Pay For (Unless It’s Homecare)

Rosie Robinson Domiciliary Care Specialist

This week I had the wonderful opportunity to escape the office and spend some time with friends who know the...

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