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Bill Mumford

Recruitment and Retention in the Social Care Industry

This month Grey Matter Learning (GML) are delighted to host Bill Mumford as our guest blogger. Bill has worked for over 40 impressive years in the Health and Social Care industry. From being CEO at MacIntyre Care and Eden Valley Hospice to lecturing at The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, to building up experience…

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Liver Care

Case Study: GML helps Liver Care to provide outstanding levels of care

The Grey Matter Learning & Liver Care Study Background Liver Care is a Liverpool-based not-for-profit charity providing care and support services to adults with identified health or social care needs. Liver Care, established in 2010, supports people living in the Merseyside area suffering from poverty, hardship, and distress because of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial…

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15 Courses GML

What are our 15 most completed courses in 2022? (…so far!)

Can you believe Grey Matter Learning has been around for 15 years? How time flies! We are incredibly thankful to all the hardworking team members that have helped us on this journey to make Grey Matter Learning what it is today by constantly striving for greatness. We would not be where we are now if…

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Equality and Leadership

It is easy to think of leadership in terms of someone standing on a pedestal metaphorically ‘banging a drum’, inspiring and influencing others to join a cause. We often think of leaders as those in positions of power, like prime ministers, presidents, royalty, chief executives, directors of companies, sports team captains, perhaps even religious leaders….

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15 Facts for 15 Years

Grey Matter Learning is 15! Here’s 15 Facts for 15 Years

Can you believe Grey Matter Learning has been around for 15 years? How time flies! We are incredibly thankful to all the hardworking team members that have helped us on this journey to make Grey Matter Learning what it is today by constantly striving for greatness. We would not be where we are now if…

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Phil Hitchcox

Grey Matter Learning appoint new Managing Director

Press Release Grey Matter Learning, a leading social care training provider, has recently appointed Phil Hitchcox as its new Managing Director. The appointment will see Phil lead the organisation’s strategic development. Phil, who joined the business in 2022, has ambitions to make Grey Matter Learning (GML) the social care training provider of choice across the…

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Autism

People with autism want to connect with others too

By Richard Mills Approximately 1 in 100 people in the UK have autism. That is around 700,000 adults and children. Autism is so prevalent that nearly everyone knows someone on the autism spectrum, meaning there is a consequent thirst for knowledge about the conditions. Many, but by no means all of those diagnosed with autism…

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Role Models required to work in Residential Childcare

Blog by Richard Mills Currently, there are approximately 100,000 children looked after in alternative care environments in the UK – a sharp increase in the number over the past ten years. Looked after children are predominantly placed in foster care or residential childcare services – sometimes referred to as children’s homes. Children enter the care…

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Into a New Era of Learning

Blog by Richard Mills ‘What’s the best way to learn?’ That’s a bit like asking ‘how long is a piece of string?’ There are so many ways to learn these days and our understanding of the different ways people learn means that the best way to learn depends on the learner, their learning preferences, and…

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Peter Humphreys GML

Meet The Team: Peter Humphreys, Business Development Manager

Meet Pete! In the latest blog in our ‘Meet The Team’ feature, we are asking our Business Development Manager, Peter Humphreys about life at GML, his day-to-day job and what he enjoys about working in the social care industry. Would you like to connect with Pete directly? Connect with him on Linkedin to discuss our…

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