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21st May 2015

Finding and keeping workers  is a new online resource hosted on the Skills for Care website, which supports adult social care providers of all sizes with their recruitment and retention challenges.

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18th May 2015

Dementia Awareness Week 17th - 23rd May 2015

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18th May 2015
Promise of a seven-day Health Service Beg The Question - Where does the money go?

15th May 2015

It was announced today that David Prior, the Chair of the Care Quality Commission, has been appointed to the position of Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health.

15th May 2015

Beth Britton, Freelance Campaigner, Consultant, Writer, Blogger – and former carer to her father who had vascular dementia – spent a day seeing the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) new approach to inspecting adult social care in action.

14th May 2015

Prime Minister David Cameron has confirmed that Jeremy Hunt will continue as Secretary of State for Health.

14th May 2015

The post-election reshuffle sees Lib Dem Norman Lamb replaced by a former foreign minister

13th May 2015

We have some very exciting opportunities to advertise with Hampshire Care Association.

12th May 2015

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8th May 2015

The new Care Certificate launched in April 2015 is the new induction pathway for support workers across social care and health in England.

4th May 2015


It was a day full of pride and emotion as 25 years of dedication to the elderly was celebrated.

30th April 2015

Ahead of the looming General Election, the leaders of the UK's political parties have this month been keen to unveil a number of high profile crowd-pleasing policies - prompting the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) to present an open appeal to party leaders to refocus on long-term economic strategies, rather than 'headline-chasing' measures.   



30th April 2015

The Care Act 2014: Changing Top Ups and Protecting Care Fees in 2015


On 1 April 2015, the rules regarding the charging of third party tops ups for residential and nursing care changed. These changes may make top ups more difficult to charge and providers should move now to protect their income.

29th April 2015

Here at Guide2Care, we're committed to bringing you the very latest on health developments and care news today.

27th April 2015

An opportunity to explore the impact of dementia on the lives of families.

24th April 2015
For those tasked with training theory and practical skills in administration of medicines and
assessing staff. This is a 3 day comprehensive blended learning course.

24th April 2015
This Programme will give you the skills and confidence to be your organisation’s Safeguarding and
Mental Capacity Act Champion and provide you with the resources to deliver basic awareness training.

24th April 2015

This five day programme is a blended learning approach which will enable you to have a moving and handling champion

23rd April 2015

Keep up to date with the latest news and information from Skills For Care.

23rd April 2015

A one day session to provide a thorough understanding of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. Delegates will explore when a deprivation of liberty might occur

21st April 2015

The Law Society has issued comprehensive guidance on the law relating to the deprivation of liberty safeguards.

14th April 2015

CQC inspectors publish reports on 34 adult social care services in the South

9th April 2015


How the Care Quality Commission (CQC) uses NMDS-SC data


 One of the benefits NMDS-SC account holders enjoy is the ability to share their data, with permission, with the CQC. Our latest graphic shows just how the data can be shared to populate the Provider Information Return and several key sector CQC publications. You can find out more here


1st April 2015

Materials to support employers in preparing for the Certificate, including revised standards and guidance are now available for use. 

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.

21st January 2015

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


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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