I have just had a meeting with the Director of Care Home whose is frustrated at the Home Manager for avoiding a difficult conversation as they are now in a situation where a small issue has now become a big one which is why they called me.
Where issues do escalate we can support, guide and conduct investigations and disciplinary, capability, redundancy processes but with the right training your managers could prevent the need for HR involvement in a large percentage of scenarios.
Lets be honest no one wants to have those difficult and awkward conversations but there are ways to make them easier.
Here are a few of the potential consequences of not acting quickly:
If issues of conduct, capability or behaviour are not dealt with promptly then they become and accepted form of behaviour and it makes it more difficult to tackle at a later date.
Failure to tackle issues promptly can ...