• 20 August 2018
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Mark Redmond - Senior Lecturer Health and Social Care

  • Mark Redmond
    Senior Lecturer Health & Social Care, University of Gloucestershire

More than 30 years working in higher education and adult social care in practice, research and consultancy settings. He is passionate about thinking about ‘doing’ social care differently, and creating new structures that maximizes opportunities for all involved in the care exchange.

The challenges of transitioning from nurse to home manager

The transition from nursing to care management involves a steep learning curve. Nurses must retain their empathy for patients, but within a business environment. Mark examines the challenges nurses face when making the move to home management.

The tensions between care home managers and local authorities

Mark considers whether enough is being done to correct the misrepresentation of home managers and their interests in client care and professionalism.

Are care homes really places of last resort?

Due to some high-profile cases of poor management, care homes have developed a poor reputation among the public. Mark Redmond examines what can be done.

How Home Managers can balance bureaucracy with personal care

If we approach administration creatively we will be able to spend less time in the office, and deliver more personalised care in our nursing homes.

The future of social care commissioning

Over the past few years adult social care has been in crisis, and the landscape of adult social care is beginning to change significantly. Now, the ‘tectonic plates’ are still moving but there are some key facts emerging concerning where they may end up.

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How to become a Care Home Manager

Mark Redmond explains the skills, experience, and qualifications necessary to help you with your career as a Care Home Manager.

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  • Mark Redmond
    Senior Lecturer Health & Social Care, University of Gloucestershire

For more than 30 years Mark has worked across higher education and adult social care in practice, research and consultancy settings. He is passionate about thinking about ‘doing’ social care differently, and creating new structures that maximizes opportunities for all involved in the care exchange.

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About the author

  • Mark Redmond
    Senior Lecturer Health & Social Care, University of Gloucestershire

For more than 30 years Mark has worked across higher education and adult social care in practice, research and consultancy settings. He is passionate about thinking about ‘doing’ social care differently, and creating new structures that maximizes opportunities for all involved in the care exchange.