Standards for Practice

John Burton, independent consultant, helping you to provide the very best residential care

Advice, support and consultancy on care home practice and management (for people of all ages, including children and young people)


LEADING GOOD CARE: the task, heart and art of managing social care.

ISBN 978-1-84905-551

Available from February 2015 price £25 from the publishers or from any good bookshop.

Most people and organisations running care homes aim to provide the best care possible. They strive to reach the highest standards and meet all the requirements of the Care Quality Commission and OFSTED (Children's Homes), yet truly caring relationships and therapeutic homeliness can remain elusive qualities.