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Last year we published an Advent Calendar of 24 amazing stories full of positivity about care, real stories from people working in the sector. The stories gave a different perspective to the one we see so regularly within the media.
The Grey Matter Group (TGMG), which is based in Newbury, has become one of just nine providers in the country to receive ‘Centre of Excellence’ status from Skills for Care (SfC). TGMG became a ‘Recognised Provider‘ by SfC in February
Since we released our holistic observations tools last March we have overwhelmed with positive feedback from busy managers who love the time savings and efficiency gains from being able to carry out one observation and apply it to multiple outcomes.
The Grey Matter Group have been awarded Recognised Provider Status by Skills for Care. The whole team are delighted, the endorsement means that Skills for Care have scrutinised our unique solutions to social care learning and development and they are
System update! Changes to the Add/Edit User Administration We have made some changes to the Add/Edit user functionality found in the Administration pages, as follows: Managers can now include a Unique Identifying Reference (UID) to a user, which better supports
We will shortly be releasing some exciting changes to the observation process to better support our partners in recording holistic observations of practice. In preparation for these changes, we will be making some changes this week to the way that
Export to PDF and Excel are some of our most requested features. This quarter we have been working closely with some of our key residential care partners to provide new export features that make it even simpler to evidence knowledge
New Skills For Care Guidance was issued this summer. As always, The Grey Matter Group aim to provide you with timely updates on learning and competency in our sector. Recently Skills for Care released two new guidance documents that I’d
At the Grey Matter Group, we have always valued the process of gathering and recording high quality evidence and observations to support decisions about staff members’ safety to practice. We are about to raise the value of evidence gathering to
We have published updates to our popular quick start guides this week to include the new functionality we released in our quarterly scheduled release. Managers can download a four page guide covering information on reporting, viewing assessment results, administration and group
Our much anticipated holistic observation capabilities will be launched on the evening of 22nd March 2016, and as we hinted in an earlier post in February, the benefits for managers and staff are really exciting! New Ways to Record Observations As
Enhanced Reporting Capabilities has been one of the two most-requested features for our assessment and competence recording solution since the introduction of the Care Certificate in April 2015. The wait is over! We are pleased to say that the wait
Care Certificate Observations Since October 2014 The Grey Matter Group have been working closely with some of our national customers and partners to design new capabilities for managers to record staff observations against Care Certificate outcomes within our assessment and
Our hugely popular Care Certificate Webinar programme has been extended again to allow more health and social care staff to find out all they need to know about the changes brought about by the Care Certificate. If you missed the
We are excited to announce that The Grey Matter Group has a new apprentice on the team! Our New Apprentice: Daniel Stevens Daniel Stevens – Dan to his colleagues and friends – is an aspiring technologist who wants to work at
We are really proud to see that another of our customers has been recognised by Skills for Care in the press recently. REaCH Stockport Council’s in-house Reablement and Community Home Support was the winner of the 2015 Skills for Care Accolade
The Grey Matter Group are delighted that one of our largest customers, Home Instead, has achieved the highest Care Quality Commission (CQC) compliance score of any national provider for the elderly in the latest Laing & Buisson report. The quarterly
I recently ran a workshop on assessing competence for a group of new and aspiring shift leaders in a small residential care home. They were a lovely group; dedicated and friendly, they obviously cared about their jobs and the people they support. Like other support workers they had found that in order to further their careers and get a little extra in their pay packet they needed to step on to the management ladder and become shift leaders.
In its annual report on the state of health care, published this week, currently trending with the hashtag #StateofCare, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found that the majority of adult social care services in England provide good quality caring but there