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Don’t limit your learning to just attending training

You might be wondering what we mean by not limiting your learning to just attending training. What we mean is that simply attending mandatory training is just the start of the learning journey. Training is ideally the facilitation of learning, but for staff to be competent, training is just the beginning. We have discussed before…

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Ebbinghaus

Video based eLearning

Thanks as always to everyone who shared their feedback about last weeks and welcome to our new subscribers.  This week I wanted to re-visit some of the themes we talked about in the previous posts: Blended Learning Competence is more important than attendance The Care Certificate is not about training The core principles in all…

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time

Time, the most precious resource

Welcome to all of our new subscribers, thanks for joining our community!  This week I wanted to revisit a topic we touched on in “Time Management”, time, it is the most precious resource. How we maximise our daily 1440 minutes and what we do during those available minutes is always a hot topic, especially when…

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CQC Training

CQC Strategy – A Wider Perspective

We are delighted that this week’s blog has been kindly written by Donna Briggs, a social care consultant and coach, who is highly regarded in the social care sector: www.careleadershipsupport.co.uk On 27th May, the CQC launched its five year strategy for the ‘changing world of health and social care’, designed to ‘improve care for everyone’….

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Specialist Care for Social Care Providers | eLearning Courses and Trainings with Certificate of Completions

Continuous Learning vs Mandatory Training

This week I wanted to follow on from the previous two posts around continuous learning because it can be a super-efficient way to save time and money.  Whilst this week might be a shameless plug of our methodology, specifically aimed at managers in care businesses, it is also embedded in the new CQC Strategy…  Just…

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Social Care Awesomeness

The Benefits of Continuous Learning

This week, I wanted to expand on some of the themes we discussed last week and, in particular, a piece of feedback we received about the Continence Management course. First of all, we have all heard the expression ‘we learn something new every day’ or ‘every day is a school day’; the real question is,…

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Grey Matter Learning | Social Care Blog on Care Certificate, CQC Inspection, and Leadership Tips

Continuous Learning = Continuous Competence

As a learning technology company, we at Grey Matter Learning believe in the power of the individual.  We know, from years of gathering evidence, that the best learning experiences are person-centred and tailored to the learner.  We understand and make use of the learner’s current knowledge, fill gaps in their learning and reveal the truth…

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Think differently

Blended Learning

Thanks again for the recent feedback, please do keep it coming.  This week I wanted to talk about something we probably should have blogged about before now but, as we have launched our app this week, it seemed like the right time.  It was interesting how many times it has come up in conversations and…

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CQC Training

CQC Hub…

Thanks to everyone who has shared their feedback with us about the CQC Hub already; please do keep it coming and remember, if you share the things that made a difference to you, we can share and make a difference to everyone in the same situation. As we said last week, the idea of the…

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CQC Training

CQC Training Hub

In the very near future, we will be launching a new area of our website – the CQC Training Hub.  This week, I wanted to take a few moments to share some of the thinking behind why we have set this up and how we hope you can help us to develop it further as…

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