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Future of Care Conference 2019

Building the future of care – it starts with you 19th March 2019 The Kings Fund, No. 11 Cavendish Square, London, W1G OAN During this one day conference, leading experts will impart their knowledge and wisdom, discussing key trends for the future of care in focused speaker slots. With speakers including Sue Howard, Care Quality [...] Read More

Record £3.7m research grant to ‘transform’ palliative care for dementia

Researchers in London are aspiring to create a “step-change” in dementia care through an innovative study funded by a record-breaking grant. The Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department at University College London, and the Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation at Kings College London, have been awarded £3.7m for the project. It [...] Read More

Double ‘outstanding’ provider gives recipe for success

It’s no easy task to gain an ‘outstanding’ CQC rating, yet Resolve Care which has two homes for people with autism and learning disabilities who have restricted rights, has achieved the accolade twice.  Owners Anne Graham, a qualified social worker, and David King, a qualified nurse, explain how its innovative approach struck a chord with [...] Read More

Sunrise and Gracewell celebrate fifth ‘outstanding’ care home

Sunrise Senior Living and Gracewell Healthcare have celebrated their fifth ‘outstanding’ CQC rating. Sunrise of Eastbourne became the third Sunrise service to gain the CQC’s top rating following an inspection in July. Gracewell has a further two outstanding homes. Fiona White, Registered Manager at Sunrise of Eastbourne, said: “I am incredibly proud of the entire care team [...] Read More

‘Outstanding’ rating is music to staff and resident’s ears

A Swindon care home that provides music therapy has been rated ‘outstanding’ by the CQC. Fitzwarren House in Swindon became the fourth MHA care home to be rated ‘outstanding’ following an inspection in October. Manager Sue Smith, who was praised by the inspectors for being “extremely passionate about delivering very high standards of care”, said: “We are [...] Read More

Care committed to me, a resource from Hospice UK

Commissioners and providers of palliative and end of life care need to take a more proactive approach to tackling inequalities in care to ensure that people of all ages in their diverse local communities receive the support they need according to a new resource published today.    The resource – called ‘Care committed to me’ [...] Read More

Senior Operations Manager, London

Position: Senior Operations Manager Location: London Salary: £47,000 – £50,000 DOE   The Company This Client delivers Extra Care in the support living setting. The client is an established charity that offers support to the elderly and disabled. They offer personal care and assist with medication. They also offer domestic assistance and social care. They really do [...] Read More

CQC Head of Provider Engagement

Position: Head of Provider Engagement Location: Flexible, with weekly presence in London office required Salary: £70,000 The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England. We make sure that health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage services to improve. [...] Read More

Quality improvement resource for adult social care

This resource helps shape high quality adult social care services and improve the well being of adults using social care. Aimed at commissioners, it brings together NICE quality standards and guidelines in an easy to use format, mapped against Care Quality Commission key lines of enquiry*. It may also be useful to provider organisations and people [...] Read More

Operations / Service Improvement Manager

Position: Operations / Service Improvement Manager Location: Multiple Salary: £60,000 – £65,000 + Car + Benefits MUST BE NURSE QUALIFIED – SALARY NEGOTIABLE £60,000 – £65,000 PLUS COMPANY CAR PLUS BENEFITS! My client has an exciting opportunity for a Peripatetic / Service Improvement Manager to join the management team in supporting home managers of challenging homes to [...] Read More

Elderly Care (Dementia) Operations Manager, Chippenham

Position: Operations Manager Location: Chippenham Salary: £70,000 – £80,000 + Extensive Benefits Compass Associates are proud to be working with a valued care home provider on an exclusive basis to recruit for a operations manager position to cover 4 nursing homes across the South West & West Midlands. The successful candidate will need to have previous experience as [...] Read More

Care Operations Manager, Wirral

Position: Care Operations Manager Location: Wirral Salary: TBC Our client is a Wirral home care provider seeking a Care Operations Manager, this role is responsible for the efficient running of the business and managing the admin team and the road based care workers as well as dealing with customers and care workers. You will work on [...] Read More