Strengths-based practice: Maximising potential and achieving results
In this article*, Peopletoo’s associate director Karen De Miranda Candeia provides a summary and analysis of implementing a strengths-based approach to social care delivery.
It is not enough to provide access to software
Creating software is only one part of the puzzle. Ensuring that customers feel safe using and accessing systems is another key consideration.
Continuing to support our customers
COVID-19 arrived at the start of the year. It changed the way in which we live our lives and by no means is the battle over. We are about to head into the most challenging period of the year, the Winter and our customers need our support.
ECLIPSE for Education continues to grow
ECLIPSE for Education continues to get great feedback from our customers, grow its customer base and great Ofsted ratings as we continue our journey to revolutionise the sector.
The hidden cost of returning to school
Children will soon be heading back to the classroom. This is against a backdrop of exam controversy, six months away from teaching and months’ isolation. It will reveal a raft of changes in each child, ranging from anxiety to being behind in subject knowledge and what most are now worried about, abuse. With the return to school looming in the distance, teachers, social workers and healthcare professionals are bracing themselves for what could be found.
Highly Commended at the MJ Awards 2020
The country's first bi-borough partnership for SEND has been Highly Commended in the prestigious MJ Awards, under the category of innovation in Children's Services. It is a proud moment for all the parties involved and coincides with the one year anniversary of when the project was completed.
The roadmap out of lockdown is here, but are we ready for the challenges?
The long-awaited announcement finally arrived. Monday evening, the worst kept secret in political history was delivered to the British public. The roadmap that we were all hoping for arrived and we could see the light at the end of the tunnel, but will it please everyone?
OLM has been working since 1991 and this is our 30th year of making a difference
On the 30th May 1991, Peter O’Hara set up OLM with a thousand pounds in his pocket. He did so with a vision to make a difference to everyone working in health and social care. Nearly 30 years later and with a little extra grey in the hair, Peter is still here today, pushing forward with that vision.
Social Care to receive additional money for staffing
A new £120 million fund has been announced for local authorities to boost staffing levels.
The additional funding has been allocated in response to the intense pressure currently being placed on providers due to the new COVID-19 variant. The new money has been made available on top of the already existing £149million grant system to support increased testing in care homes.