Foreword: Why am I writing about the Compassionate Community?
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Research and evidence
Chapter 3: Leading with compassion
Section 1: I am taking care of myself
Section 2: I am centred and calm
Section 3: I am building valuable relationships
Section 4: I am hosting inspiring meetings and noticing the growth of trust and co-operation
Chapter 4: The Compassionate Community toolkit
Section 1: Thinking meetings
Section 2: Setting up your core compassion team
Section 3: Staff training: The Compassion Journey
Section 4: Compassionate coaching
Chapter 5: The flourishing community; DVD.
The DVD contains a series of videos of the exercises for the staff training, which will act as a guide to the manager or person running the training, and some footage taken in a home that is very much a ‘compassionate community’ to demonstrate what is possible if the training is successful, and to provide a benchmark of that all homes should be striving for.
Watch the introduction to the DVD, presented by Francis Briers below.