Listening to frontline staff is a key element in developing sustainable #homecare #socialcare

Gathering and listening to the experiences of home care workers is vitally important in designing a working and sustainable social care system. The homecare sector has the highest annual turnover of staff than any other sector in the UK; understanding the motivations and frustrations of those who work within care is key in addressing the… Read More Listening to frontline staff is a key element in developing sustainable #homecare #socialcare

How can we co-produce public services? #coproduction #publicservices #goodpractice @Walesaudit

This blog post was published on the good practice exchange at the Wales audit office this week: How can we co-produce public services? Why aren’t we co-producing public services? In this post, Dyfrig Williams looks at how public services can move from a deficit based model of involvement to an asset based model. By the time… Read More How can we co-produce public services? #coproduction #publicservices #goodpractice @Walesaudit

Future Generations: Well-being in Wales: planning today for a better tomorrow

The Well-being of Future Generations Act requires Public Services Boards to publish a local assessment of economic, social, environmental and cultural well-being. The Commissioner sees these assessments as the first indicator of their readiness to challenge business as usual and embrace new ways of working. A report – https://futuregenerations.wales/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/FGCW_Well-being_in_Wales-Planning_today_for_a_better_tomorrow_2017_edit_27082017.pdf ‘Well-being in Wales: Planning today for… Read More Future Generations: Well-being in Wales: planning today for a better tomorrow

PPIW Report Publication -Time for a Full Public Bank in Wales?

The latest report http://ppiw.org.uk/files/2017/08/PPIW-Report-Full-Public-Bank-in-Wales.pdf from the Public Policy Institute for Wales brings together evidence on the effectiveness and viability of a full public bank in Wales. Debates surrounding this issue have been taking place between political parties in Wales for some time. The report examines what is meant by the term ‘public bank’, how such… Read More PPIW Report Publication -Time for a Full Public Bank in Wales?

In case you missed it – ‘Why co-operatives could be the answer to the UK’s social care crisis #socialcare #coop #alternativemodels

In case you missed it, last week the Independent published an article on care co-operatives potentially being the solution to the care crisis in the UK. The full article can be found by following the link below: ‘Why co-operatives could be the answer to the UK’s social care crisis The idea that social care should… Read More In case you missed it – ‘Why co-operatives could be the answer to the UK’s social care crisis #socialcare #coop #alternativemodels

Welsh Govt- Health and Social Services July 2017 newsletter

July 2017• Issue 014 FEATURED “Health and social care services have to change”, says expert panel The independent review panel interim report on Health and Social Care in Wales describes the case for change as “compelling”. Read this story on gov.wales health and social services latest news Fresh actions set out to treat neurological conditions… Read More Welsh Govt- Health and Social Services July 2017 newsletter

Are you treated with dignity? New options in health and social care #socialcare #alternativemodels @CartrefiCymru

Published on Ed Mayo’s blog: https://edmayo.wordpress.com/2017/07/26/are-you-treated-with-dignity-new-options-in-health-and-social-care/#like-4137 Are you treated with dignity? New options in health and social care Are you treated with dignity? OK. Let’s try that again. When you are most vulnerable, most in need of care, are you treated with dignity? It is shocking the numbers of people who are not – one in… Read More Are you treated with dignity? New options in health and social care #socialcare #alternativemodels @CartrefiCymru