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Positive News in Health and Social care

There is a general lack of positive publicity for care homes. Care homes are also pretty poor at proactively promoting themselves and being positive about their achievements. This might be part of our British self-deprecating, stoic charm but its having an impact on the workforce. The negativity has an impact on how staff and managers […]

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Narrow Focus on Standards Endangers the Care Certificate

As the official April launch of the Care Certificate draws near, at JoCo we are feeling prepared to deliver quality training mapped to the 15 care certificate standards. By this we mean we have designed and updated our induction courses to reflect the 15 standards and mapped the content in our workbooks. This means that […]

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Dementia IS a Women’s Issue

When I read a piece by Philly Hare (JRF 2014) where she wrote, “…when I get old I’ll be more likely than my brother to have dementia…or to care for someone who does”, it certainly struck a chord with me. Whether you consider yourself an active feminist or not it’s time to recognise that Dementia disproportionately affects women. […]

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