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Recent news and updates from the Team at UK Supported Living.

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The Care Certificate has launched!

As of 1 April 2015, all social care support workers will be expected to attain a Care Certificate within their first 12 weeks of employment. The Care Certificate sets out the basic skills, knowledge and behaviours that are required to give safe, effective and...

Recruitment

Want to work for a Supported Living company where 100% of staff are salaried?   Where you receive a free bespoke training package throughout your employment? Normally worth £2000!   Where 95% of staff have opted in to our Pension Scheme?   Recruiting...

In the news this week…

"Staff absences for mental health problems have doubled at hospital trusts across England in the past four years." "These figures could suggest sickness absence relating to mental health problems is on the rise among hospital staff."...

In the new this week…

Please see below links for reports by the BBC, issued this week. They highlight a failed pledge by Ministers that "in December 2012 that any inpatient with a learning disability or challenging behaviour, who would be better off cared for in the community, would be...

Happy New Year from UKSLS!

Hi all, Firstly, Happy New Year to you! It is the start of a very exciting year for us here at UKSLS, beginning with a company restructure which will welcome new roles for our current Senior Support Workers, Support Workers and Managers. Details of these roles and our...

An update from Stephen Lawson

"UKSLS now has the database system C.O.R.P working efficiently in all houses where there are full time services. For smaller services which don’t have the benefit of C.O.R.P. we record information via the head office and/or from the “out of hours” on—call system, the...

In the news this week…

Some interesting reports highlighted this week by the BBC and our local newspaper, Bournemouth Echo. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-3019585 http://m.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/11622925    

The Health Charter

This charter has been developed for adult social care providers and staff who have an important role in helping people access good healthcare and lead a healthy lifestyle. At UKSLS, our Clients will be empowered to engage with this process. Please click on the link...

The Database Launches…

We are excited to announce the official launch date for our database! This is the start of a dynamic paperless working environment for UKSLS with the ability to record accurate client information in real time that can be accessed remotely 24/7.  As well as being a...

Recruitment news!

The past couple of months have been a very exciting time for UKSLS as we are now established in Hampshire and have taken on services within areas of Southampton. So if you live in Hampshire or Southampton and you are looking for a Support Worker role within the...

Fantastic outcome from Care Quality Commission audit!

UKSLS have recently been inspected by the Care Quality Commission. The inspection involved an examination of the organisations policies and procedures, processes, service user and staff files, visits to service user’s homes and feedback from service users, their...

‘Elderly care demand to outstrip family supply’

A think tank has warned that the number of older people in England needing care will "outstrip" the number of family members able to provide it by 2017. Read more in this interesting report from the BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-27136608    

BBC Reports

Two very interesting reports recently highlighted by the BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-26556732 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lancashire-26569414    

Learning Disability Award

Finalist 2016

Dorset CC Adult Social Care

Gold Provider

RCNI Nurse Awards

Finalist 2019

“Terri I just want to thank your for all the work you do. As I’m fully aware that you have a large work load . But you still find time to help staff with work & personal issues. It’s thanks to you & Sinead that I feel I can do my best work for clients in the knowledge that just as I support clients I know that when I’ve needed it I’ve been supported by you. Thanks for being there . You’re a great mentor.”

(Staff member)

“Thank you for copying me into this email. I’m so pleased to hear about his voluntary work, as it’s something he’s been wanting to go back to doing for so long now. Please can you pass on my thanks to the team for working with him so successfully and helping him to achieve his outcomes.”

(Social Worker)

“Thanks for yesterday. We all thought the meeting went well and we were impressed with UKSLS understanding of challenging behaviour and plans to resolve difficult situations.”

(Family)

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