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New opportunities to join PBS4!
News

New opportunities to join PBS4!

PBS4 has been in high demand recently, and we have gone through some significant changes. As a result we are starting planning for our Strategy goal that by 2022 we will be established as independent branches in the four counties we operate in – Hampshire, Dorset, Berkshire, and Oxfordshire.

To prepare for this we are looking for exceptional candidates to join us to help us on our next steps. Please click on the hyperlinks below to find details of how to apply.

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The “State” of a storm
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The “State” of a storm

By Jonathan Beebee

Today CQC announced the release of their State of Care report. Learning disability support was a leading headline. The key points were that learning disability hospitals are continuing to fail people, going from 1% being inadequate last year to 10 % this year. Additionally, the declining numbers of learning disability nursing was leading to a decline in skills in the workforce. They describe these two components as the “perfect storm” for an impeding crisis in learning disability support. For many of us, these issues are not new news but it is much appreciated that CQC are adding their weight to this now. I wanted to share a few thoughts on what is happening in my view, and what I feel the solution should involve.

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