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April will bring significant changes to how we regulate the 49,500 health and adult social care providers and services across the country, which are dedicated to making sure people receive the best care possible at all times.
We would like to say a big thank you to all the wonderful companies and people who took time out to help us on our Stand, at The Bournemout Care Show. We had an amazing time, very busy which is what we want.
This is an alert for all HCA members of CQC fraudsters phoning on the pretext that they are from CQC ( they get the manager’s name off the website) and asking for trained nurses staff names and details.
Due to the unprecedented demand from managers and leaders working in frontline care an additional cohort of this highly regarded programme will be starting soon.
Chancellor George Osborne delivered his 2015 'pre-election' Budget in bullish mood. Proclaiming that 'Britain is walking tall again', the Chancellor announced that the national debt target has been met and predicted the 'end of austerity' a year early.
Just one in seven councils in the UK is paying a "fair" price for home care for the elderly, according to a survey.
We have announced the acute and mental health providers to be inspected in August 2015.
Rather than quarterly announcements, we now give details of the hospitals we are inspecting every month to give providers 20 weeks’ notice of an inspection.
The Latest News From Gov.uk
Almost 90 per cent of GPs fear that social care services are not providing a sufficient level of care for patients leading to extra pressure on surgeries and other parts of the health system.
People using health or care services will soon be able to see first-hand if we have judged them as Outstanding, Good, Requires Improvement or Inadequate.
Please find below all the latest information from our branch, along with other information that we hope you will find useful. This month there is news of two great speakers coming to our support group meetings and information about other activities in the area.
March is such a busy month with everyone getting their end of year accounts ready, that I thought we would do a shortened e bulletin, getting back to the usual format in April.
Gail Maund gives a mother’s view on Integrated Personal Commissioning and why it can change the life of her disabled daughter and of her family
Unless we properly recognise the vitally important role of care home managers (and other front line leaders) as a matter of urgency there will be a major crisis in recruitment and retention argues Des Kelly OBE.
BIS have finally updated their guidance on the calculation of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) to take into account developments in the case law relating to time work.
All the latest news from carehomes.co.uk
Attention all HCA Members new important updates have been added to The Members Area .
All the latest News and Updates from Skills For Care.
Reforming care and support – better quality care, peace of mind and promoting independence
All the latest News and Updates from Dignity In Care.
We have a series of 10-minute guides to help you towards a happier and healthier heart. They include eating well, moving more, giving-up smoking, the damaging effects of stress, the effects of high blood pressure, lowering cholesterol, and managing diabetes.
The Care Quality Commission and Monitor have agreed to strengthen information sharing for the benefit of patients.
The nation is preparing itself for this year's Budget speech, followed shortly by the General Election. With the future of the improved economy still uncertain, all eyes are on Westminster and the decisions to come. Our monthly news update highlights some of the major topics affecting businesses today...
Our Monthly update for everyone interested in health and social care.
Important changes and new guidance for April 2015
From 1 April 2015, new regulations (the fundamental standards) will come into effect.
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2015 Dates for Portsmouth local group meetings
Location - Synergy Rooms St James
A lot is changing at the Health+Care but not the standard of the world class conference - view the streams here. We've just implemented a few things that will mean you'll get even more out of visiting and get an even better and more personalised experience to suit your needs.
Newsletter Febuary 2015
This year saw publication of the latest revision of the Mental Health Act (MHA) code of practice.
We will continue to facilitate workshops, training days and seminars to keep our members as up to date and informed as possible.
Membership renewals were sent out in December - if you have not received yours please contact the office
Alternatively a copy of the application form can be downloaded here
If you would like any further information on HCA please contact Debbie Corti-Young or Call 02380 255794.
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