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How Important is Risk Management for Social Care Providers?

August 3, 2022

My Background For more than 20 years, I’ve developed care businesses, operated care businesses and successfully resolved a multitude of crisis management scenarios. Based on this experience, I’ve thought at length about what could make a significant difference to the sustained success of a social care business, especially for small care groups and stand-alone providers. […]

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What makes a social care business successful? We know the answers and can make this a reality for you!

June 26, 2022

Is a care business successful because it has a ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ rating from CQC? Is it because it has high occupancy or high weekly hours? Or maybe it’s due to a healthy staff culture? Most people who have run or managed a care business know that any one of these components by itself isn’t the answer. You’ll understand that all the different parts of a care business such as compliance, care delivery, HR, marketing and finance, must function together seamlessly, to create success and balance for the long-term.

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Preparing for an Emergency Support Framework call from your inspector

June 1, 2020

How to Prepare for an Emergency Support Framework Call from Your Inspector I have been working in senior positions in the care industry since 2002. Until 2014 I ran large psychiatric services and successfully dealt with many crisis management and turnaround situations. Towards the end of 2014 I established Care Ideals, which is a consultancy […]

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Care Ideals Podcasts

CQC Consultation - The Verdict. Special Podcast from Care Home Management

June 16, 2021

How to prepare for the CQC’s Emergency Support Framework - Care Home Management COVID-19 podcast

May 25, 2020