Who Am I? Ben Best
As part of our walk in the shoes challenge, we are walking, running, hopping and generally moving around the United Kingdom. As we pass our customers on the route, we are donating to local food banks to raise awareness of child poverty and in particular, The Child Poverty Action Group.
The hidden cost of returning to school
Children will soon be heading back to the classroom. This is against a backdrop of exam controversy, six months away from teaching and months’ isolation. It will reveal a raft of changes in each child, ranging from anxiety to being behind in subject knowledge and what most are now worried about, abuse. With the return to school looming in the distance, teachers, social workers and healthcare professionals are bracing themselves for what could be found.
Highly Commended at the MJ Awards 2020
The country's first bi-borough partnership for SEND has been Highly Commended in the prestigious MJ Awards, under the category of innovation in Children's Services. It is a proud moment for all the parties involved and coincides with the one year anniversary of when the project was completed.
Adult Social Care
Enabling change through conversation at the ADASS Spring Conference
The annual ADASS Spring Conference is a key event in the diary. In the past, it has been a chance for Directors of adult social care to get together in Yarnfield and discuss the pressing issues of the day. This year, as with last year, the conference was required to move from a physical to a virtual presence. Regardless of whether attendance was possible in person or virtually, the desire to discuss and enable change was still the same.
CGI invests in OLM's ECLIPSE software platform for Glasgow City Council to modernise and streamline health and social care services
IT and business consulting firm responsible for providing IT services to Glasgow City Council, has invested in OLM's award-winning ECLIPSE platform for Glasgow City’s Health and Social Care Partnership.
Walk in the shoes of our customers
Today marks the start of the road to our 30th year as an organisation. It is a road that has no end, one that continues forward into the night, adding twists and turns as it goes. Since day one we have focused on what should be at the core of every business in the country, and that is our customers. Without them, we would be nowhere. We are therefore starting today, a 60-day challenge in order to celebrate our customers and the difference in which they make to the lives of everyone across the UK.
Achieving sustainable culture and behaviour change*
‘Culture change’ is a phrase that is frequently mentioned when talking about a local authority’s change of direction. Yet, achieving culture change is notoriously difficult, requiring buy-in from staff and drive from the top. In this article, Peopletoo’s Maggie Kenney, Kirsty Jordan and Karen de Miranda Candeia discuss measures to achieve permanent change.
A Big Thank You to Everyone
There is no doubt that 2020 has been a difficult year. You do not need us to say this. It has been a challenge for the entire human race but through this, we have pulled together. We have shown that we are stronger together and from all this strife, we will emerge.
Providing operational oversight to Headway Oxfordshire during a global pandemic
Dedicated technology platform streamlines operational performance for Headway Oxfordshire at a time of national crisis to ensure core efficiency