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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
An opportunity to explore the impact of dementia on the lives of families.
This five day programme is a blended learning approach which will enable you to have a moving and handling champion
Keep up to date with the latest news and information from Skills For Care.
The Law Society has issued comprehensive guidance on the law relating to the deprivation of liberty safeguards.
For all the latest news and updates from www.carehome.co.uk
Welcome to the April edition of our e-newsletter
We hope you enjoyed the Easter bank holiday weekend. This month we have a new podcast about getting involved in dementia research, an updated factsheet on personal budgets, and our magazine feature looks at how a London hospital trust is leading the way in giving carers better access to hospital wards
The Care Act clause analysis describes the clauses in the Care Act including whether they are new provisions, consolidation or modernisation of the law.
The Department of Health Care Act factsheets accompany Part 1 of the Care Act 2014, and provide an overview and the duties and powers local authorities will have in the future.
The Department of Health and Public Health England have developed Care and Support & You to raise awareness of the Care Act Reforms being introduced from April 2015. Campaign resources are now available, free to support partner organisations in communicating the reforms simply and effectively. Resources include copy, creative, and briefing documents.
As of December 2014, all care homes are obliged to provide information about allergens in all food prepared and served to care home residents, facing fines if they do not comply.
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.
Materials to support employers in preparing for the Certificate, including revised standards and guidance are now available for use.
Keep up to date with the latest news and information from the CQC.
People and their families who use care services will soon be able to make more informed choices about their care by seeing first-hand if the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has judged them as Outstanding, Good, Requires Improvement or Inadequate.
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.
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.
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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.
Alex Knapp from The Grey Matter Group looks at how, from April, measuring staff competence will move in focus towards providing evidence of safety to practise
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
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