Is Care Aims right for you?

The Care Aims Framework helps a wide range of practitioners, managers and commissioners across a wide range of sectors with a wide range of challenges.

Click the expandable box below that relates to you: if any of the following situations rings true with you, then Care Aims could be the solution you have been looking for.

Practitioners
  • You are rushed off your feet but don’t feel you are achieving much of real value for your service users
  • You feel your targets are process driven, rather than people driven
  • You feel conflicted about what you want to achieve and the lack of available resources
  • You feel the job you are doing is a far cry from your ambitions when you trained
  • You find it difficult to get effective communication between different agencies
  • You feel you have lost sight of ethical clinical reasoning
  • You are stressed by the gulf between the service you want to provide and the reality of what you can offer
  • You feel a conflict between the targets you are being asked to meet and the service your users need
  • You feel you are following procedures because that’s how they have always been done, rather than because they deliver the best results
  • You find it hard to justify your decisions
  • You feel your users have to fit in with your service, rather than your service being designed to accommodate the users’ needs
  • You don’t have time to consider individual client/patient needs and to review these properly
  • You feel a ‘them and us’ gulf between you and your managers
  • You feel there are mixed messages between the stated aims of your organisation and the reality of how processes are applied
  • You feel pressured by the number of people needing your help and don’t know how to meet the demand
  • You feel risk management strategies are focused on reducing organisational risk, rather than minimising risk for your service users
Managers
  • You are finding it hard to get your team to engage with new targets or processes
  • You feel torn between your responsibility to meet the targets imposed on you and the needs of your staff and service users
  • You feel your team’s morale is low
  • You find it hard to justify your decisions
  • You feel your targets are process driven, rather than people driven
  • You feel conflicted about what you want to achieve and the lack of available resources
  • You find it difficult to get effective communication between different agencies
  • You are stressed by the gulf between the service you want to provide and the reality of what your team can offer
  • Your team is dysfunctional
  • You feel a ‘them and us’ gulf opening up between you and your team, or between senior managers and your team
  • Your team doesn’t have time to consider and review individual cases properly
  • You feel the service your team is providing is a far cry from your ambitions when you trained
  • Your team members are stressed or lacking in confidence
  • You feel pressured by the number of people in need of your team’s help and don’t know how to meet the demand
  • You feel your team is following procedures dictated by custom and practise, rather than because they are the right processes for delivering the best outcomes
  • You feel like a piggy in the middle between senior management and your team
  • You don’t have time to analyse what you are doing to see if there is a better way
  • You feel risk management strategies are focused on reducing organisational risk, rather than minimising risk for your service users
Commissioners and senior managers
  • You are finding it difficult to get practitioners to deliver on your targets
  • You find it difficult to get effective communication between different agencies
  • You are finding it difficult to get practitioners to engage with new processes
  • You are meeting resistance to planned change
  • Your practitioners are failing to grasp the benefits of new targets or methods
  • You sense practitioners are not buying into your messaging
  • You are struggling to get collaboration between different providers

 

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