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    Led by head of employment Allison Grant, Healys Care team offers a range of HR and employment advice to NCA members.  The guidance at NCA regional events is proactive and relevant, covering best employment practices to strengthen a care providers ability to effectively manage staff and avoid the pitfalls of workplace issues and claims.

    Examples of our work include:

    • Standards and staff issues
    • Safeguarding and discipline
    • Recruitment and retention of staff
    • Performance management, legal and practical issues
    • Managing sickness absence
    • Step by step guide to disciplinary and grievance procedures
    • How to dismiss fairly
    • Updates in our employment laws and practices

    The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for ensuring compliance with the essential standards. CQC is focused on the management and monitoring of staff, the delivery of care, and in turn the standards met.  The comprehensive range of Healys’ guidance supports compliance with CQC standards, and promotes excellence.

    How Can Healys Help?

    Our range of employment and HR services includes:

    • Access to up-to-date examples of the best employment contract and staff handbook for care providers
    • The training of managers in the oversight of care delivery
    • How best to communicate and implement essential employment practices to support high standards
    • Support with everyday HR queries, from advice on what to do and how best to handle a situation, to ongoing clarification that you are on the right track
    • Advice and representation if faced with an Employment Tribunal claim

    Healys Care team has a thorough understanding of care homes and the care industry, and can provide high-quality advice and solutions to employment and HR related issues. Combining the experience Healys has to offer across multiple teams, including Corporate, Commercial and Employment, with up-to-date knowledge of industry trends and threats, the team can provide comprehensive guidance and assistance that benefits your business and your care providers.

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    Call our London office on 020 7822 4000 or our Brighton office on 01273 838734. You can also contact us online.
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    EMPLOYMENT LAW AND HR ADVICE FOR CARE HOMES capabilities
    EMPLOYMENT LAW AND HR ADVICE FOR CARE HOMES experiences
    • Acted for a Holding Company of a number of Care Homes in the North West and South West, providing on-going employment related advice to management following the acquisition of existing businesses to ease the transition for employees. This included negotiating and drafting settlement agreements for exiting members of staff, advising on disciplinary and grievance processes and completing a review of existing employment contracts
    • Acted for a Care Home group based in the South West, providing employment contracts and staff handbook tailored specifically for Care Staff, Registered Managers and Care Home Maintenance staff
    • Acted for a South East based Care Home client providing advice and representation on an Unfair Dismissal Claim brought by their Registered Manager following her dismissal for gross misconduct.
    • Acted for a specialist Dementia Care Home located in London providing representation for a Coroner’s Inquest into the death of a former resident following a fall
    • Acted for a London Care Home providing advice and representation on an appeal to the CQC to change an Inspection Report rating of ‘Requires Improvement’ to ‘Good’
    • Provided initial free advice to NCA member Care Home based in Devon following a complaint made by a resident’s family member
    • Negotiated the terms of a pilot home care franchise and advised the franchisee on the associated risks and benefits of taking out an agreement with the franchisor
    EMPLOYMENT LAW AND HR ADVICE FOR CARE HOMES insights
    • Healthcare Support Agency Overturns Direct Race Discrimination Finding

      13th August 2021

      A finding of race discrimination is always an extremely serious matter and that is why a rigorous approach to evidence and proof is required of Employment Tribunals (ETs). In one case, a healthcare support agency accused of subjecting a black worker to less favourable treatment succeeded in showing that that high standard was not met (Key Care Support Ltd v Johnson). Continue reading »

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    EMPLOYMENT LAW AND HR ADVICE FOR CARE HOMES news
    • Healys LLP Win Conveyancing Firm of the Year (South of England) at the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards

      26th November 2021

      Healys are delighted to announce that they have been named “Conveyancing Firm of the Year (South of England)” at this year’s Modern Law Conveyancing Awards.

      In association with Modern Law magazine, the Conveyancing Awards recognise and reward talent, achievement and innovation in the national conveyancing market. Judged by an esteemed panel of industry experts, the winners were announced last night at a gala awards ceremony held at the Rum Warehouse, Liverpool.

      Kiri Kkoshi, Partner and Head of Real Estate, said:

      “We are thrilled to have won the Conveyancing Firm of the Year award for the South of England. It is extremely gratifying to be recognised for our commitment to customer service and the results that we achieve for our clients. I am incredibly proud of my team, whose unceasing dedication and hard work during a challenging year has made this achievement possible.”

      Marios Pattihis, Senior Partner, comments:

      “Winning such a prestigious award is a great accomplishment, and I’d like to take this opportunity to give my congratulations and thanks to everyone in the Healys Real Estate team. This award is recognition of both their hard work and of the service they provide our clients. We look forward to future challenges as Healys continues to go from strength to strength.”

      For more information about our conveyancing services, please contact us on 020 7822 4000 or email enquiries@healys.com