New association forms in Jersey

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

An association of employers in the care sector has been formed in Jersey. Inaugural chairman of the Jersey Care Federation, Don Filleul, said the association would bring together its members’ interests in terms of quality standards, recruitment and training, political representation and public relations. “The Jersey Care Federation (JCF) will establish a close rapport with the health and social services committee, the better to serve the public of the island by bringing its practical experience to bear on policy making, and assist the legislature in the development and improvement of health care in the island,” Mr Filleul said. Staff recruitment, retention and training issues would be one of the first areas of investigation by the newly-formed JCF but Mr Filleul said other issues were also on the table. These included establishing a code of conduct and setting quality standards, ongoing co-operation with the local authority, assessing what facilities were available in the sector and how best they could be mad

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