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There are systems available to help you roster your staff and then react to issues on the day, but we believe there is a gap at the very beginning of the staffing process – in planning and standardising what you need, appraising care levels across the week, and identifying where you can make savings safely – whether you’re an NHS trust, hospice or private provider.
We recognise the challenge that lies in balancing budgets with safe staffing, and designed Establishment Genie to help you navigate this as a team, understand how competing priorities interact, and make informed decisions underpinned with detailed data and reports.
Take stock of your staffing, compare care levels and costs within your organisation and with peers, and remodel for safe, affordable care – backed up by comprehensive, automated reporting.
The Genie is an easy, online tool that helps senior nurses and midwives, in partnership with their finance, HR and operational colleagues, to review, compare, remodel and report their establishments.
The Genie drives workforce planning in line with the Francis recommendations, highlights unwarranted variation in response to the Carter review, and supports the National Quality Board’s directive that workforce planning should be based on ‘collaborative decision making between clinical and managerial staff, reporting to boards.’
See how it can work for you – contact us for a free diagnostic review that is yours to keep with no obligation. We’ll work with three of your wards (or for hospices, your entire organisation) in just one day and show you the difference Establishment Genie can make.
Creative Lighthouse Ltd (CLL), the makers of Establishment Genie, supports senior nurses, midwives and their colleagues to review, plan and budget for safe, affordable nurse and midwifery staffing – that’s all we do.
CLL was founded by Richard Cooper and Eve Mitchell – former NHS managers with a specialism and focus on helping professional leads articulate the staffing their wards need to be effective and safe. Collectively, we’ve worked in partnership with senior staff from ward to board across dozens of healthcare providers in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. We ground our work in our broad spectrum of experience gained from delivering wider healthcare improvement since the early 2000s.
Our objective is to empower and complement professional judgement in decision making and budgeting. We do this by providing clear metrics, benchmarking and reporting to describe the care levels and cost of current or alternative establishments. We distilled our experience of what providers find helpful into an automated, self-service online tool – the Establishment Genie.
We are committed to making a positive contribution to healthcare and we’re grateful to those we work with along the way. In recognition of the often superhuman service that nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants provide, we have pledged to donate 2.5% of our annual profits to the Cavell Nurses Trust. See their work here: www.cavellnursestrust.org