Share your love for all those working within health and social care this Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is this Sunday and whilst it will not be the one that most of us have dreamed of it will be a day to show our love for everyone working within health and social care.
The City of Wolverhampton Council are live and ready for the future with ECLIPSE
The City of Wolverhampton Council has taken the ECLIPSE platform live for Children's Social Care to support their digital transformation and promote better outcomes.
Children's social care crisis continues, with top watchdog considering an investigation
Frontline chief executive Josh MacAlister – appointed by the government this month to head an independent review into children’s social care – revealed on Twitter yesterday that he had written to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), calling on it to carry out a study into the social care market.
Competition watchdog mulling probe into children’s social care market, Community Care.co.uk
With the COVID-19 crisis ongoing, will this investigation, pushed forward by the government simply be a sticking plaster? Is it something that will produce results and the change which we all yearn for, or simply be another report that ends up on someone's desk, to be lost under a pile of other pressing reports?
Adult Social Care
Walk in the shoes of our customers
Today marks the start of the road to our 30th year as an organisation. It is a road that has no end, one that continues forward into the night, adding twists and turns as it goes. Since day one we have focused on what should be at the core of every business in the country, and that is our customers. Without them, we would be nowhere. We are therefore starting today, a 60-day challenge in order to celebrate our customers and the difference in which they make to the lives of everyone across the UK.
New ADASS / TSA Commission report highlights better infrastructure is required
Not enough local authorities or care providers are using available technology within social care to keep people safe, happy and healthy at home, according to the final report of a Commission exploring the issue.
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.
International Women’s Day: OLMers who #choosetochallenge the status quo
International Women’s Day celebrates women across the world and strives for gender equality. The theme for this year is #ChoosetoChallenge and this is something that we fully endorse as an organisation. We are fully committed to gender equality and offering equal opportunities which make a difference. Our core goal is to make a difference to those working in health and social care, with our team of OLMers behind us.
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.