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30th March 2015

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.


27th March 2015

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.

 


27th March 2015

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.


20th March 2015

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.
 


19th March 2015

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.


18th March 2015

Just one in seven councils in the UK is paying a "fair" price for home care for the elderly, according to a survey.


18th March 2015

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.


17th March 2015

The Latest News From Gov.uk


16th March 2015

The New Year has brought about lots of improvements and new features for all of our Redcrier customers and changes within the care industry as a whole are on the horizon in the form of the Care Certificate.


16th March 2015

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.


13th March 2015

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.


11th March 2015

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.


11th March 2015

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.


10th March 2015

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


9th March 2015

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.


9th March 2015

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.


6th March 2015

All the latest news from carehomes.co.uk


3rd March 2015

Attention all HCA Members new important updates have been added to The Members Area .


3rd March 2015

All the latest News and Updates from Skills For Care.


3rd March 2015

Reforming care and support – better quality care, peace of mind and promoting independence


3rd March 2015

All the latest News and Updates from Dignity In Care.


3rd March 2015

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. 


27th February 2015

The Care Quality Commission and Monitor have agreed to strengthen information sharing for the benefit of patients.


26th February 2015

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...


25th February 2015

Our Monthly update for everyone interested in health and social care.


25th February 2015

Important changes and new guidance for April 2015

From 1 April 2015, new regulations (the fundamental standards) will come into effect.


23rd February 2015

For your up to date Newsletter from Guide2Care

 

February 2015 


12th February 2015

2015 Dates for Portsmouth local group meetings

 

Location - Synergy Rooms St James


11th February 2015

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.


4th February 2015

Newsletter Febuary 2015


21st January 2015

This year saw publication of the latest revision of the Mental Health Act (MHA) code of practice.


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2015 will continue to be a challenging year for Care Providers in Hampshire, however as a member of HCA you will receive advice, guidance and support for your business.

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.

If you would like to become one of our very special Patrons

Please Contact Adam Lawrenson or Call 07429 684752 to discuss joinging us.

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