Latest Care News
26th January 2015

This programme is designed to support learners who have just started to work, or would like to work, with adults in a wide range of health and social care settings.


26th January 2015

Age UK publishes a social care ‘score card’ that shows despite rising demand from growing numbers of people in need of support, the amount spent on social care services for older people has fallen nationally by £1.1 billion (14.4 per cent) since 2010/11, even after accounting for additional funding from the NHS, and by a total of £1.4 billion (17.7 per cent) since 2005/6


26th January 2015
More people than ever before are being protected by Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, part of the Mental Capacity Act that protects the rights of adults in care homes and hospitals who lack mental capacity to make decisions about their care.

21st January 2015

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


16th January 2015

Leading gay, lesbian and bisexual rights charity Stonewall has recognised CQC's commitment to equality in the workplace by placing it in the top 100 UK employers in the Stonewall Equality Workplace index for the first time.


25th November 2014

Hampshire Coroner's Guidance Note: Verification of Expected Death - (link provided)


18th November 2014

Care Act to Clamp down on Top-Up Fees

 

Huge changes coming in April 2015 - We will have workshops... so please attend!


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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  02380 255794

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