Care managers urged to use ‘Good Practice Framework’


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

All social care staff and managers are being urged to go to a new website to share examples of new and good practice with others in the sector.

The new self-evaluation tool, known as the Good Practice Framework, has been built by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) as a new way to record and share information.

SCIE say that using the Framework will help to speed up the spread of good practice across the sector. It also links with the evidence-base that SCIE has access to.

The website already contains examples of good practice that have been registered by various organisations. For instance, Barchester Healthcare lodged an idea for improving the life of people with dementia.

Now care and nursing employees at Barchester have a training programme that is providing evidence of better outcomes for residents and staff alike. This idea is available for others in similar work settings to follow.

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