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The Care Guy giveaway

If you’re interested in social care and/or mental health, watch this space – there’s a lot of free stuff about to come your way.
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Privileged glimpses 24: The clinician’s illusion

The clinician’s illusion is what happens when we place too much weight upon our own limited experience and ignore the wider experience of others. Continue reading

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Privileged glimpses 23: “It’s just behavioural”

Everything happens for a reason and effective work with people whose behaviours can be challenging must begin with that ‘cause and effect’ principle clearly understood. Continue reading

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Privileged glimpses 22: The whole team approach

If you do the same things, you get the same results Continue reading

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Privileged glimpses 16: Support is meaningless all by itself

It’s sad to see how many people will confidently state that they’ll offer support as though that solves the problem but when pressed have no idea about what is really required. Continue reading

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Privileged glimpses 14: You’re probably not an emergency service

If it doesn’t need emergency services it’s not an emergency. It may be something that’s better sorted out sooner than later but it’s not worth putting yourself or others at risk. Continue reading

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Privileged glimpses 13: The saviour fantasy

If you think that you can save the world you are wrong. If you are prepared to work on getting your own piece of the task right you can be part of a team that makes a real difference. The choice may be yours but the price if you overstretch yourself will be paid by your service users Continue reading

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