Rosemary Pavoni, Chair of West Sussex Partners in Care was one of the speakers at the recent ‘After Orchid View’ conference organised by Healthwatch West Sussex. Click here to view the Care Homes Complaints report circulated by Healthwatch.
Tools and support are available from Skills for Care to prepare you for the changes to the new regulations and inspections. Visit www.skillsforcare.org.uk for more information.
Financial information requests from care providers not contracting with local authority has been challenged by West Sussex Partners in Care.
Draft apprenticeship standards for Healthcare Support, Senior Healthcare and Assistant Practitioner roles are now on-line. Interested in commenting on these? Go to http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/about-us/consultations/ Closes 12th December 2014
Guardian Social Care tweet 12th November 2014: The Care Act puts a responsibility on local authorities to help self funders ‘micro commission’ care.
St Wilfrid’s Hospice, Chichester are running lunchtime sessions focusing on the CCG guidance and the five priority areas published by the Leadership Alliance for the Care of Dying People published in June this year. See the website calendar for dates and times of these sessions.
The Department of Health Science, University of York in collaboration with the RCN Foundation is carrying out an evaluation survey to identify and map key issues in relation to the care and professional development of the nursing workforce in care homes. If you are interested in getting involved or finding out more contact Professor Karen […]
The 2014 Care Accolades Award ceremony was held on the 16th of October at the Arundel Wetlands Centre and event to be remembered! After a personal video message from the CQC’s Andrea Sutcliffe, Peter Catchpole (the West Sussex Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Health) addressed the audience about the importance of quality, followed […]
Seminar title: The New CQC Inspection Process & Fundamental Standards: What does it mean for care providers? Details of the forthcoming seminar have been emailed out to care providers in West Sussex. If you have not received details please email firstname.lastname@example.org and information will be forwarded to you. Please note seminar places are limited.
Skills for Care has just released the November (quarterly) newsletter which shares good practice and keeps you up-to-date with the latest information, events and resources available. If you have not received your email copy or would like to added to the circulation list please contact Karen.Stevens@skillsforcare.org.uk