Carewise care funding advice scheme Carewise is a partnership between West Sussex County Council, Age UK West Sussex , the Society of Later Life Advisers and West Sussex Partners in Care. It was established to provide trustworthy information and advice to people about choosing and paying for long-term care. The scheme includes a panel of […]
How soon is now? Debbie Sorkin summarises recent developments in Sustainability and Transformation Plans and explains why now is the right time for social care to take a central role. Earlier in the year, I wrote about Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs), and why it is vital for social care providers, alongside commissioners, to be […]
Here is this month’s partnerships newsletter from the WSCC learning and development team.
Skills for Care continues to support for Care Home Open Day 2017, encouraging care homes to open their doors to their local community. This year’s theme is ‘friendships’ and is partnered with The Big Lunch, the UK’s annual get together for neighbours. We want care homes to get involved and build new friendships by inviting […]
Here is the May West Sussex Partnerships newsletter from Karen Pirks, Partnerships officer.
Dear All Please note that we still have places available on the majority of our May rolling training sessions, details below:- 3rd May – 0930-1530 – Back to Basics for Carers ‘Bite size’ sessions including pressure damage awareness, nutrition and hydration, continence and infection control. General aspects of care; such as communication, dignity and respect Crawley […]
Age UK Horsham District and Action for Deafness invite you to attend an afternoon tea to celebrate the launch of Action for Deafness’ NHS Audiology Service, in Horsham…
WSCC Partnerships Officer Karen Pirks is promoting some additional training for social care staff “Some free training that is being provided by our NHS partners are as below: they are now on the L&D Gateway to share with your members feel free to share on your website, so we can fill these sessions. When we […]
This study day will provide an introduction for health and social care support workers to consider how to look after someone with learning disabilities at the end of life. In the morning there will be an opportunity to consider the principles of palliative care, gain a greater understanding of caring for someone with a learning […]
Here is this month’s L&D Partnership Update from Partnerships Officer Karen Pirks.