Explain how to identify the numbers and patterns of staffing required to provide a person-centered outcomes-based service.

  1. Evaluate the impact of national and local strategies and priorities on resource planning and management in relation to:
    • financial resources
    • physical resources
    • human resources
  2. Explain the importance of accurate forecasting for resource requirements.
  3. Analyze the value of using assets and resources outside traditional services and in the community.
  4. Evaluate the place of technology as a resource in service delivery and service management.
  5. Explain the meaning of sustainability in terms of resource management in adult care.
  6. Analyse roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities for resource management within the organization.
  7. Explain the importance of business continuity planning and the processes available.
  8. Explain legislation, policy, and practices underpinning safe and fair recruitment.
  9. Evaluate approaches known to improve recruitment and retention of adult care staff.
  10. Explain recruitment, selection, and induction processes in the organization and your own role in them.
  11. Explain the importance of ensuring employment practices are free from discrimination and harassment.
  12. Explain how to identify the numbers and patterns of staffing required to provide a person-centered outcomes-based service.
  13. Analyse factors that could influence staffing requirements and patterns.
  14. Explain how to manage staffing patterns and adjust them to meet changing circumstances.
  15. Analyse succession and contingency planning in relation to the workforce.
  16. Analyze the organization’s performance management procedures, and own role in these.
  17. Analyze the organization’s conduct, discipline, and grievance procedures and your own role in these.
  18. Explain how services are commissioned, procured, and funded.
  19. Analyse current drivers shaping adult care, funding mechanisms, and related services gaps in current market provision.
  20. Explain how your own service relates to the wider market and needs of the local population now and in the future.
  21. Explain how your own service will need to evolve to meet the demand for social care services now and in the future.
  22. Explain what is meant by an integrated health and social care system.
  23. Explain the rationale and legislative context for integrated approaches to service provision.
  24. Evaluate local and national initiatives to better integrate health and social care systems and services.
  25. Analyze the impact of more integrated systems and processes on working practices and relationships.