The theme National Carehome Open Day in June this year was Celebration; residents and staff at WindmillCare’s Osbourne Court in Stoke Gifford, chose to celebrate the Olympic Year of 2016.
On the 8TH September 2016 Bristol launched its framework tender for all Community Support Services (CSS). At the outset of the consultation the local authority stated that it commissioned in excess of 23, 000 hours of CSS per week to over a 1000 individuals and had over 100 providers delivering services on its behalf in Bristol covering areas such as Carers Service, Supported Living (accommodation based support), Community Outreach and Day Services (day centres).
We have almost completed the first round of Registered Managers Network sessions for the Networks held in B&NES, Bristol, North Somerset and South Glos. These sessions were an opportunity to look at Leadership and culture setting and focused on creating your vision and values, factors that motivateand demotivate staff, key leadership qualities, how to establish a positive workplace culture and developing exercises to help team building.