Caring by design: How care providers can improve recruitment and retention by redesigning care jobs to be more compatible with carers’ non-work lives – Timewise

JPMorgan Chase Foundation funded report that sets out a series of recommendations for industry, care providers and policymakers to help solve the social care system’s recruitment and retention crisis. The report argues that more flexible job design, rather than just a

‘We dare to care’: Care homes and nursing at the frontline of our response to ageing – International Longevity Centre

Presents a compelling new analysis and evidence of why care homes are not only integral to our older citizens and their families, but also to the wider economic wellbeing of our workforce and communities. Care homes in England employ approximately

Hidden and unheard voices from the care home – International Longevity Centre

Provides a chance for the voices of the care home staff who participated in the Teaching Care Home pilot to be heard. Far too often, care home staff are underappreciated and research focusses on the larger-scale, macro picture. The purpose

The Pioneering Pilot – The Vision – International Longevity Centre

Sets out the core vision, objectives, principles and partnerships of the Teaching Care Home pilot. This pilot is a Department of Health funded programme of work, led by Care England (the leading representative body for independent care services in England). The

A Teaching Care Home – Impactful, Inspiring and Informing – International Longevity Centre

Report that aims to capture some of the key learning and outcomes from the pilot and assess the impact and success of the pilot, against the objectives set out at the beginning of the pilot. It also intends to inspire others

Summary Impact Of Teaching Care Home Pilot – International Longevity Centre

Sumary report of the key learning and outcomes from the pilot that assess’ the impact and success of the pilot, against the objectives set out at the beginning of the pilot. It also intends to inspire others across the sector to understand the

The voices of those who participated in the pilot – International Longevity Centre

This report provides a chance for the voices of the care home staff who participated in the Teaching Care Home pilot to be heard. Far too often, care home staff are underappreciated and far too often, research focusses on the

The education and development of nursing staff in care homes – Manchester Metropolitan University

Report on the factors which support high quality education in care homes, understanding the personal and professional development required but also the conditions under which education thrives in this area. It aims to develop a coherent framework, which can be used

An introduction to the ‘Teaching Care Home’ pilot – International Longevity Centre

The Teaching Care Home, above all else, aimed to champion, empower and inspire the sector and create a legacy of learning for future care homes and nursing in the sector. It identifies that  the key to sustainability in the sector

Skills for Health working paper 2: How we can act now to create a high quality support workforce in the UK’s health sector – Skills for Health

Paper that argues whilst the support workforce requires more skills development, this development needs to be an integral part of an organisation’s workforce development strategy and be accompanied by the development of high quality roles. Using skills that have been

The Healthcare Support Workforce: A case for ongoing development and investment – Skills for Health

This report highlights the broad range of roles that support workers are involved in helping clinicians undertake their jobs effectively and being an integral part of the clinical team. We explore the characteristics of those roles that are both directly

Integration and the development of the workforce: Skills for Health Working Paper – Skills for Health

This paper is a reflection of the lessons Skills for Health have learned so far in developing a workforce to meet the integration, it identifies: One of the most profound areas for the transformation of the workforce is that of shifting