Skills for Care: Carers Review Survey

Skills for Care would like your help in participating in a brief electronic survey on the ‘Carers in Your Workforce Matter’ resource. The survey is brief and should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. All responses are confidential. Deadline for completion is Friday 30th January, 2015 Survey link – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Carersreview

Personal Reflections on End of Life Care Experience

A Palliative and End of Life Conference is planned for 25th March 2015. The conference planning group are keen to hear from you if you have worked with or are working with relatives and patients who would be willing and able to present a personal reflection of their end of life care experience in Kent, […]

Employing your own care?

Support for individual employers is available on the Skills for Care website. There are a number of informative video case studies featuring individual employers who share their experience of employing personal assistants. For more information visit www.skillsforcare.org.uk

The Care Act and Self Funders

As a result of The Care Act 2014 new responsibilities will be placed upon local authorities in respect of those individuals funding their own care. From April 2015 local authorities will be required to provide information and advice to self-funders emphasising the importance of obtaining independent financial advice. Further reforms will be implemented in 2016 […]

Invitation to Bid for Funding to Deliver Dementia Education Programmes

Health Education Kent Surrey Sussex has two opportunities for organisations to bid for funding to develop education and training programmes in dementia:- 1. Empowering Families and Carers at Point of Diagnosis http://kss.hee.nhs.uk/ourwork/sds/dementia/empowering-families-carers/ 2. Leadership in Dementia for Nursing Homes http://kss.hee.nhs.uk/ourwork/sds/dementia/dementia-nursinghome-training/ Deadline for applications is 31st January, 2015

Care Certificate Briefing – new date

Another Care Certificate briefing session is to be held in Sussex. The date is 2nd February, 2015 and the venue is Sussex Downs College, Eastbourne. To book a place visit  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/skills-for-care-overview-of-the-new-care-certificate-and-care-sector-conversation-tickets-14921308034