Managing Christmas leave requests

The Christmas/New Year period is fast approaching which often means balancing the need to for services to remain open while accommodating leave requests. The key points in relation to managing leave requests and holiday staffing arrangements are below. Annual leave...

Changes to additional services for residential care

The Government has released a consultation paper on changes to additional services publishing arrangements. However, this paper also proposes significant changes that would discourage providers from making use of additional services arrangements to better meet the...