Benefits of interim management


Posted on January 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Recruitment of private care managers is once again a hot topic. One needs only to look at the massive campaign launched last year by BUPA, in which the care home brand undertook to recruit some 245 private care home managers throughout the UK, to see that the private care management is big business. While the private care industry may not suffer from the same staffing shortages that are presenting a growing threat to the voluntary and social care sector however, recruitment and retention of private care managers are nonetheless key issues. For local authorities, an increasingly viable solution to the growing shortage of care staff has been in the application of interim managers – specialist professionals trained to go into a care organisation with a view to bringing stability and order to case loads – but can this technique be applied successfully to the private care industry? For private care organisations, although the benefits of interim management may be of a different ilk, they are equally as potent. Man





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