As the new year has just begun, now’s the ideal time to set your goals for the year ahead. This article uses learning from our ‘Guide to improvement’ to outline some of the ways that you can identify improvements and make the required changes to ensure that your service delivers high-quality care and support and meets the required standards.

For more information download Guide to Improvement

Imagine having to deal with the fall out of a Christmas party where a senior employee drunkenly punches an employee! In this case it was decided that the company was not vicariously liable for the assault because the MD wasn’t acting in the course of employment. The High Court stated that if injuries are caused to an employee by another member of staff after a work party has ended, the employer will not be vicariously liable for those injuries because it is too far removed from the employment relationship.

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How ‘digital ready’ are you 

A free online assessment tool from Skills for Care

✔️ see how capable and skilled staff are in harnessing the benefits of digital tools
✔️ check whether they have the right infrastructure in place to use more digital tools.

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Have you booked for the Digital Opportunities in Social Care workshop in Worthing on November 28th @ Field Place - For more details click here 

NICE are holding a joint webinar with SCIE on 26 November on oral health in care homes, I thought it might be worth sharing with you as I know this is topical issue right now and might be a good way to help you and your staff understand the guideline and consider how to use it in your  own organisations.

The webinar will be led by:

  • Lindsey Deignan, care home manager, Sheffield.
  • Antony Hall, head of inspection for primary medical services and integrated care in London, CQC.
  • Margaret Naylor, dentist, Sheffield

You can register for the webinar here.

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