Archives for February 14th, 2006

THE SERVANT LEADER

Book News, PublicNet: 14 February, 2006

By Robert P. NeuschelThe author learned early in his military career the importance of serving the troops first so that you may command them better. This philosophy is at the heart of The Servant Leader. He proved that enabling people at all levels to grow as leaders can only benefit them and the organizations to which they belong. Neuschel adopted and tailored this philosophy throughout his subsequent long corporate and academic careers. In the past several decades he became concerned about the need to build enduring organizations based on ethical values. In this book he forcefully outlines how leaders must take personal responsibility for all their decisions and actions.

Read more on THE SERVANT LEADER…



CAMPAIGN AIMS TO PUT BUILDINGS ON HEALTH DEBATE AGENDA

Headlines, PublicNet: 14 February, 2006

A campaign is being launched today to show how good quality building design has an impact on local healthcare facilities. CABE – the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment – says the proposals for more treatment centres in the community show a more patient-centred approach with health and social care being closely linked but it says that approach is only rarely reflected in the buildings in which the services are delivered.CABE is calling for the built environment to have a full part in the debate on health and well-being and says that new health centres, polyclinics and redeveloped community hospitals should provide high quality facilities for patients and staff. That, it says, will mean recognising the importance of integrating the planning and development of neighbourhoods with the design of individual buildings. Otherwise, CABE warns, patients and staff will be stuck with buildings that fail to meet the new model of provision.

Read more on CAMPAIGN AIMS TO PUT BUILDINGS ON HEALTH DEBATE AGENDA…

COMMISSION SAYS SUPPORTING PARENTS IS PART OF PROTECTING CHILDREN

Headlines, PublicNet: 14 February, 2006

More than 26,000 ‘at risk’ children in England would have a better life if their parents were given more support by local councils, according to a report today from the Commission for Social Care Inspection. The report says that too often services focus only on the need to protect children.The Commission says the children on the Child Protection Register have come from families where parents experience domestic violence, drug and alcohol use, serious mental health problems or physical disabilities as well as problems of housing, immigration or debt. Sometimes, it says, they face a mix of several complex problems at the same time.

Read more on COMMISSION SAYS SUPPORTING PARENTS IS PART OF PROTECTING CHILDREN…

© PublicNet is a KnowShare production | Technology by Jag Singh + Hilton & Hilton Ltd | Admin Log in