BBC Panorama & the Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Social Care

  Monday night’s BBC Panorama: Nursing Homes Undercover made some shock revelations about two homes in Cornwall. Reporter Janice Finch posed as a resident and secretly filmed the conditions of the home whilst another Panorama team member, Lucy, posed as a carer who had not received completed DBS check. There’s no doubt that the images recorded were graphic, emotional … Continue reading BBC Panorama & the Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Social Care

Changing Social Care- a PhD study, Part 5

Over the past few weeks, we’ve spoken to PhD student, John Barratt, about what makes the study so exciting, why it’s important to the sector and what it means to him personally. This week we asked him why individuals working in the Social Care industry should be excited by the study and what it means … Continue reading Changing Social Care- a PhD study, Part 5

Changing Social Care- A PhD study, Part 4

As a business we are hugely excited about sponsoring a PhD study. But what’s good about it? What can we all hope to learn from it? And why is it exciting? This week we talked to John to get the answers to these questions… “On a personal basis this is a very exciting project to … Continue reading Changing Social Care- A PhD study, Part 4

Changing Social Care- A PhD study, Part 3

This week we talked to John Barratt, our PhD student, about what he’s learnt so far throughout the study “Coming in to this PhD I had a limited understanding of the Social Care sector, and what I did know was largely based on what was being said in the media. Having been doing the PhD … Continue reading Changing Social Care- A PhD study, Part 3

Changing Social Care- a PhD study, part 2

Here at Cohesion, we care about making the difference, not just to our clients, but to the industries they work within. This is the second in a series of blogs about the PhD student we are sponsoring to carry out cutting edge research on Recruitment and Selection in the Social Care sector: “This study has … Continue reading Changing Social Care- a PhD study, part 2

Changing Social Care – a PhD study, part 1

Here at Cohesion, we are hugely passionate about the Social Care sector. Not only do we partner with clients in the industry to recruit the right people, but we actively seek new ways to positively impact the industry as a whole. We are very excited to have partnered with an elite University, Aston Business School, … Continue reading Changing Social Care – a PhD study, part 1

Turnover and Retention in Social Care

What’s the Social Care story? “Immediacy of recruitment needs mean you just get someone in with the right skill set- values go out the window” Across the sector, turnover is high. A number of organisations will settle for low quality workers because they need to fill shifts, they will run the risk of not being … Continue reading Turnover and Retention in Social Care

Our Groundbreaking Research into Social Care Recruitment

  “Really important, timely, and critical research that will have real impact over the coming years” – Professor Stephen Woods, Surrey Business School, University of Surrey. On 30th January 2015, a new PhD study researching recruitment best practice in the social care sector was launched at Aston University. Download our e-book on running a great … Continue reading Our Groundbreaking Research into Social Care Recruitment

Social Care Roundtable Event

There are currently a number of issues linked to recruitment- skills shortages are wreaking havoc, employment rates are creeping up and competition for top talent is fierce. This doesn’t only affect us as a business, but also our clients. We are proud to be passionate about the success of our clients’ businesses as well as the … Continue reading Social Care Roundtable Event

Cohesion hold Social Care roundtable

Cohesion is holding a round-table event to discuss issues in the Social Care sector. With a guest speaker from Skills for Care, this promises to be an exciting discussion around a hot topic in the UK at the moment. It’s estimated that the adult social care sector in England alone will need to add 1 … Continue reading Cohesion hold Social Care roundtable