- Oct 9, 2018
What makes my 'outcomes' audacious?
I’m often asked what it means to have an ‘outcome’. It’s a term rather widely used these days in health and social care to describe any
- Sep 20, 2018
Work life Balance - Our duty to be engaged
ubu has long been a champion of encouraging each other, as team members, to achieve a ‘work-life balance’ and that has to include “switching
- Aug 30, 2018
How often do we say or hear the phrase “I can’t believe where the time has gone” or “This year has flown by”? Well I have recently become
- Aug 14, 2018
Think Again- We all need informed choice
Things in life don’t always turn out quite as we expected them to. It’s easy to become disappointed, even shocked when events don’t end up
- Jul 27, 2018
Can 'robots' ever replace human carers?
As pressure to reduce funding continues to increase, the use of digital assistants and assistive technologies become more attractive and
- Jul 12, 2018
Achieving what you ask for
Recently we have seen how incredibly positive outcomes can be by working together as a unified team of committed people. We have also been
- Jun 18, 2018
What does independence mean?
Independence means different things to different people. For some, it’s simply having the freedom to decide their own schedule and
- May 25, 2018
Autism in the workplace
Around 700,000 people in the UK are on the autistic spectrum. This works out to roughly 1 in every 100 people. Many of these people are
- May 9, 2018
Empathy with feeling stressed
All too often we hear people say ‘...challenging behaviour’ and wonder what is it that has made them conscious of the way a person behaves.
- Mar 19, 2018
Mind the Gap
Equality in the workplace is about more than pay It’s hard to deny that there is an increased media focus on the gender pay gap as the dead
- Feb 19, 2018
Standing Up With You
I often see organisations using the word ‘quality’ to describe their services or products. Whilst I don’t doubt that many of them are
- Jan 9, 2018
Towards an end to ‘Battlefield’ decision making
A very happy New Year To you, your family and loved ones We’re only a couple of weeks into 2018 and already we’re hearing about a potential
- Dec 15, 2017
Winter is here, let’s feel the ‘Sparkle’ together!
Though we may celebrate it as the most wonderful time of the year, winter and the Christmas holiday season can be a particularly difficult
- Dec 8, 2017
Excellence in approach
In 2011, the Social Care Institute for Excellence defined what it considered would be excellence in approach to social care. They said that