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Care Certificate research evaluation reveals that some managers refuse to give training certificates to care staff. The latest comprehensive research evaluation of the Care Certificate Induction involved a Telephone survey with Managers in 401 Care Organisations and Qualitative Interviews and Focus Groups in 10 Care Organisations with 24 managers and 68 care workers. Some participants […]

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Care Certificate Evaluation

Care Certificate Research Evaluation A comprehensive report is due to be published following a research evaluation, surveying over 400 care providers. The Care Certificate induction standards were introduced in 2015. The National Institute for Health (NIHR) funded research to evaluate the implementation and impact of the programme. Having contributed to the exercise, we are still […]

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National finalist

Spring News

We have some interesting dates coming up we wanted to share with you. A Music in Care seminar at the Dementia Centre and some Safeguarding training dates in Nottingham for more details, see below. We also wanted to congratulate our very own Farai Pfende who recently celebrated being a National Finalist at the Great British […]

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Music is Medicine

PRESS RELEASE – New Book ‘Music is Medicine’ Released to Help People Going Through Medical Treatment

John Osborne, Managing Director at JoCo Learning & Development in West Bridgford, Nottingham has published a book, ‘Music is Medicine’ to help people who are undergoing medical treatment through music. John has been developing resources and training in the use of music in healthcare and social care for several years. Having been diagnosed with a rare […]

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Care Award

PRESS RELEASE – Head of Learning & Development Recognised with Award for Training

Farai Pfende, Head of Learning & Development at JoCo Learning & Development in West Bridgford, Nottingham has been presented with the Care Trainer Award at the Great East Midlands Care Awards. JoCo are a training and consultancy company for the healthcare and social care sector. They support local and national care organisations by designing and […]

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Soundtrack to My Life Book

A New Look for our Music in Care Suite!

Since our formation the JoCo Team has been developing resources and delivering training in the use of music as part of a person-centred approach to care. We have had phenomenal feedback from care provider organisations, registered managers, staff, family and individuals themselves.  As more teams across England embrace the use of music as part of […]

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newsletter november 2016

Read All About It! Latest Learning & Development News is Out!

The latest issue of our Learning & Development News is out! Click to read issue twelve for November 2016: l-and-d-news-issue-12-november-2016 This issue includes an article on the Agency Staff Induction and Training, our new look Music in Care resources,  an Interview with Nick Gale, Director of Bendigo Systems, information about the latest events and research projects and much […]

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arts in dementia

Arts in Dementia Care: Beware of the Silo Building

I am looking forward the upcoming TAnDem Arts and Dementia Conference entitled “Research into Practice”. I come from a healthcare and training background and am a keen supporter and advocate of arts in care (music especially) I look forward to improving my knowledge and confidence through the conference. I won’t lie though, my feathers are always […]

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