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Going Places: supporting people with learning disabilities and autism into work and in the workforce

  • Diane Lightfoot
  • 25 February 2019
  • Posted in: Health & Social Care, Education & Training

Going Places: supporting people with learning disabilities and autism into work and in the workforce”

 

Good work transforms lives. And good work for people with a learning disability or autism is a subject particularly close to my heart, having spent 13 years working for United Response, a charity that supports people with learning disabilities and autism to live the lives they choose.

 

Whilst at United Response, it struck me that for those who can work, employment is the most genuine and …

  • learning disabilities

How does a software system improve your CQC rating?

  • AutumnCare
  • 30 January 2019
  • Posted in: Health & Social Care

How does a software system improve your CQC rating?

An electronic care management system helps care providers improve compliance across all five key areas assessed during CQC inspections.

Recording comprehensive notes for each resident using a paper-based system is a time-consuming and labour-intensive task. Staff are able to document with greater efficiency by using AutumnCare. As a result, care records become more comprehensive and person-centred.

The Five Key Areas

Safe

An electronic sys…

  • health and social care

NSPCC-Reunification Practice Framework

  • Georgina Maisey
  • 20 November 2018
  • Posted in: Health & Social Care

Returning home to a parent or relative is the most common outcome for children in care, accounting for one third (32%) of cases where children leave the care system (DfE, 2017). This can often be an incredibly important step in helping to rebuild families. But where a child returns home without sufficient support being put in place, there is added risk of recurring maltreatment and poor outcomes. One research study found that in a sample of 180 children, 90% of whom were thought to have been mal…