WSCC have released this new, helpful guide for Mental Capacity, Best Interests Decisions and Deprivation of Liberty
WSCC’s L&D team have notified us that there are 5 spaces on the next Fire Marshall event in Chichester on 27 June. They have opened the event up to the PVI sector to book via the L&D Gateway https://www.westsussexcpd.co.uk. It’s first come first served!
This half day course covers basic life support and is suitable for Shared Lives Carers, Domiciliary Care Workers or Personal Assistants and staff new to care working with adults in Adult Care Provider Services. The aim of this course is to provide you with the knowledge and practical skills required to meet basic life support […]
There are several WSCC consultations available to care providers at the moment. The links below take you to online surveys so please take this opportunity to get your views included, as well as those of the people you support: Bus Strategy Consultation https://haveyoursay.westsussex.gov.uk/highways-and-transport/bus-strategy/ What Matters to You 2018 https://haveyoursay.westsussex.gov.uk/policy-and-comms/wmty2018/ Choices for the future What should happen […]
Following the conclusion of the West Sussex Adults Board’s Safeguarding Adult Review for Adult C and Adult D, and a meeting of West Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board’s on the 17th of April 2018 with the two families concerned, a report has been published. The Independent Chair’s statement is available on this web page.
Karen Pirks has advised us that numbers are low on the following courses – please book via the Learning Gateway:
Dear Care Provider Through our engagement with care services (in West Sussex) we are aware of a growing reliance on agency workers, mainly due to difficulties in recruiting directly employed staff. What we have also been hearing is that sometimes workers may not have had certain checks undertaken against them or are not as experienced […]
West Sussex County Council backs national #CareAware campaign The county council is endorsing the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) latest campaign ‘#careaware’ to make sure people know what to look for when choosing care. A new survey carried out for the CQC reveals choosing care for yourself or a relative is one of the biggest sources […]
If you haven’t completed it already, here is the Shaping the Future consultation, recommended to us by ADASS at last week’s Careshow… https://consultations.dh.gov.uk/social-care-workforce/facing-the-facts-shaping-the-future-adult-socia/
Here is this month’s newsletter from Karen Pirks, the West Sussex Partnerships Officer…