The training needs of managers of long-term care

Malcolm L Johnson, Lesley Cullen and Demi Patsios
8th Oct 1999

With over 500,000 people in residential, nursing and dual registered homes across the country, there has been remarkably little research on the role of managers in the long-term care sector.

This important study investigates the range of tasks which such managers perform and the skills they need.

The authors look in detail at:

  • Managers and management in the long-term care sector
  • Policy change and the changing role of managers
  • The future way for training Key issues and recommendations are drawn out, which focus on future training and the quality assurance framework needed in a new regulatory system.

The authors discuss the crucial questions as to what this will cost and who will pay.