Children’s services company ‘beginning to deliver results’ as Ofsted removes ‘inadequate’ label

An arms-length company that took over children’s services in Reading late in 2018 is beginning to lay the foundations of a “resilient and sustainable service”, Ofsted has said. In the…

Government finds extra £10m for Staying Put following repeated funding calls from fostering sector

The government has given a £10m boost for the Staying Put scheme to enable care leavers to stay with their former foster families up to the age of 21, following…

Tackling musculoskeletal disorders

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are found across most industries and are associated with many different physical activities such as manual handling, repetitive tasks, muscular fatigue, load lifting, neck extension and awkward…

No deal Brexit and the homecare sector

United Kingdom Homecare Association Ltd (UKHCA) is the professional association of homecare providers from the independent, voluntary, not-for-profit and statutory sectors. UKHCA helps organisations provide social care including nursing services…

What is a Good Work/Life Balance?

Life is for living, for sharing and for personal growth. Part of life is our need to feel that we make valuable contributions – which many of us achieve through our work. But this is only one part of our lives

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