Raising the profile of domiciliary care

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

|Lesley Bell champions a range of work to improve the world of homecare that has been going on behind the scenes| At the end of last year I wrote about the project which the Joint Advisory Group has been undertaking to “raise the profile” of domiciliary care. You may be forgiven for thinking that we have so far made very little impression, but a lot has been happening behind the scenes in preparation for much more activity at the end of this year and through 2004. What is happening? Firstly a video is in production which will illustrate the work of homecare staff with a range of service users. The intention is that the video may be used for a variety of purposes, for example, to illustrate talks to schools, Women’s Institute, Rotary etc to inform people about the nature and importance of the work. The video can also be used to assist in recruitment and also in training – particularly induction training of new recruits. The video will be accompanied by written material to assist in its use, targeted to the dif

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