Beyond Covid-19

It might seem a bit premature to talk about ‘beyond Covid-19’, especially when it now appears that the UK is likely to be in some degree of lockdown for at least the next six months. However, at some point in the not-too-distant future this particular crisis will pass, and then …

Seeing the big picture

In my previous post I suggested that although a great deal of a manager’s time in the social care field is, by its very nature, taken up with ‘fire-fighting’ and crisis management, it is still possible to keep this under control and to prevent things from spiralling totally out of …

Beyond crisis management?

In my experience, it’s a very luck care home or domiciliary care manager indeed who is not spending most of their time engaged in ‘fire-fighting’ or, to use the slightly more ‘professional’ term, crisis management.  To a certain extent this goes with the territory: care work is by its very …