Leadership and Change Management - Care UK

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Leadership and ChangeManagement (InterimAssessment)
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1Recent undergone changes in Care UK...........................................................................................1Driving force and barriers to change in Care UK...........................................................................3Lewin’s force field Analysis..................................................................................................3PESTAL analysis....................................................................................................................4SWOT analysis......................................................................................................................4Biggest driver for change in health care industry...........................................................................5Biggest barriers to change in Care UK............................................................................................7Conclusion......................................................................................................................................9REFERENCES................................................................................................................................9
INTRODUCTIONChange management is a organized approach for the conversion of organization,individuals and group of people from present state to desirable future state in order to executestrategies and objectives of the firm (Eason, 2014). The process involves following activitiessuch as empowering the individual employee to adopt changes in the current businessenvironment. Present study is based onCare UKthat provides healthcare services to the peoplein United Kingdom. This report will explain the types of organisational changes experienced byCare UK in last 5 years. it will describe the Lewin's force field analysis and critically evaluatethe driving forces and barriers to change in the organisation. In addition, report will explainstrength, weakness , opportunities and threats of the business.Recent undergone changes in Care UKCare UK is a British organisation that provides health and social care, it works withcouncils, doctors and commissioning groups to deliver support and care to older individuals withlearning disabilities or mental health issues. They always put their patient first, pursuing qualityand bringing changes. There are some types of organisational changes such as organizational-wide change ,transformational change, personnel change, unplanned change, remedial change.The leader in an organisation must have the ability to bring suitable changes in the organisation.1Illustration1: Care UK(Source:Care UK,2017)
Care UK has gone through various transformational changes in past five years with itsworkshops for empowering its patient in order to gain high potential and inspire forwardthinking-achievers generation. The company had organise various evening events fortransforming its organisation that has enabled the upcoming generation to experience exclusivehealthcare services in country. The company has invited its visitors and patient to get on on theirjourney of transformation with its programme of various sessions designed to increase thecreativity and productivity (Blanco-Portela and et.al., 2017). Transforming healthcare servicesinto a market and privatising it have been made easier by health and social care act of 2012. Ithave also been a major part of long term plan for major transformation of the Care UKorganisation. In recent years a new national level of support and care was introduced to makethese services more consistent across the nation. New support for care givers and deferredpayment agreements for cost of care are also been introducedAim of change programThe major reason for changes in Care UK is the different types of needs with regards tocare and support services. Therefore, it was essential to bring effective changes in theorganisation to fulfil the care and support needs of the patients in more significant manner. Thechanges in laws such as Care act were made to make care and support as well as its paymentmethod more easy to access and more consistent all around the country. The other changes weremade with regards to the use of new technology as well as methods of operations management inthe organisation (Elsmore, 2017). The aim of these changes was to improve quality of healthcareservices and support for the better quality life of patients and individuals of the society.Analysing the type of changeThe changes in technology, operations management and laws related to healthcare andsupport services in Care UK tends to bring dramatic transformation in the country. The changesmight help more people to get the care and support they require. Various methods to pay for careand support services will be available across the whole UK.2
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