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A new hybrid role for nursing in the care home sector
Visit our training page to see the latest courses from Hampshire County Council and PaCT.
Skills for Care’s policy briefings
‘Shock and awe’ may not be the best approach to inspection
It has been announced today that the cap on care costs has been delayed until 2020.
The Skills for Care Accolades give you the chance to recognise the great work you do and also to share best practice across the sector.
GPs say patchy services fail dementia patients
Are your care fees protected?
Top tips on protecting fees
New Skills For Care Newsletter July 2015
Managers - Have your say
PaCT Managers Development Day (Winchester Area) Wednesday 9th September 2015
Skills for Care is conducting some research for the CQC looking at safety in adult social care.
The Met Office have issued Heatwave Warnings for the Southern region.
CQC Safeguarding Statement
Dignity in Care have released their latest newsletter.
To celebrate the incredible achievements communities across the UK have made in becoming dementia-friendly, Alzheimer's Society are holding the second Dementia Friendly Awards and first ever Dementia Friendly Awards NI.
New Care Act Guidance that focus on people not process when commissioning care services.
Chancellor George Osborne has announced that pension exit charges are set to be reviewed
CQC explain the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014: Regulation 20
Is an employer obliged to pay for travel time?
Yes, says a recent European case involving peripatetic workers
Since 13 April 2015, it has been a criminal offence for care workers (including directors and their equivalents) to ill-treat or wilfully neglect someone in receipt of care. There is also a new criminal offence for care providers.
A short film “What an older person with dementia really wants” by Rosemary Hurtley.
Learning Through Work is a series of pocket-sized booklets from Skills for Care
The first phase of the Care Act has been implemented well, but this places new responsibilities on local authorities whose core funding is being significantly reduced.
W&P Health & Social Care Newsletter
Care Quality Commission publish national report looking at people’s experiences of help, care and support during a mental health crisis.
CQC welcomes the fact that there has been an independent review by the Department of Health about the way two procurements were handled in February 2013.
Adult social care firms struggling for staff due to cuts
We have some very exciting opportunities to advertise with Hampshire Care Association.
The Law Society has issued comprehensive guidance on the law relating to the deprivation of liberty safeguards.
Materials to support employers in preparing for the Certificate, including revised standards and guidance are now available for use.
2015 Dates for Portsmouth local group meetings
Location - Synergy Rooms St James
This year saw publication of the latest revision of the Mental Health Act (MHA) code of practice.
Ageas Bowl - Wednesday 23rd September
Free to all HCA Members
Speakers (inc local authorities) on: The Care Act, Care Certificate & Other Legislation
+ Patron stands offering HCA member discounts
To book your place email: email@example.com
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
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