Types of Training Available for Caregivers

From young children to adults with additional and/or complex needs, there are many vulnerable people in our society who benefit greatly from the support provided by an experienced and qualified support worker. A reputable home should offer a wide variety of training opportunities for support workers to ensure that the highest quality services are consistently being delivered to service users. …

Sunflowers

This is an article written by Linzi Holt, Positive Support Lead at Liaise Loddon Ltd for her co-workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Homes have been growing sunflowers and sharing the experience as a team activity during lock down. “I looked into the garden this morning and was met by this sight – I thought my poor sunflowers were in urgent …

Visit from The Mayor of Basingstoke

A few weeks ago, one of our homes, Glebelands, in Wallis Road, Basingstoke received an email from the Mayor of Basingstoke’s office, asking the manager if he would like to book a Zoom meeting with the Mayor so that she could find out more about the work we do. Damian Hinds-Small (Glebelands registered manager) replied and explained a bit about …

Coronavirus and loneliness

Kate Brackley works at Bild and has been writing a series of blog posts for us to share her experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. This week she is looking at the issue of loneliness. Click here for more from Bild.

New survey launched for BAME care workers

Skills for Care is launching a survey, and a series of webinar and peer coaching, to find out more about the experiences of social care workers from a BAME background during the pandemic. Their Programme Manager for Leadership and Management Symone Stuart wants as many workers as possible to complete the survey. “We know that people from BAME backgrounds account …