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Supreme Court to decide on key case for Care sector

Source: Peninsula UK   Employers in the Care sector are eagerly awaiting the decision of the Supreme Court in a case which could have a significant effect on wage bills.   The claim centres around the payment of the National Minimum Wage for sleep in shifts....

Preparing for a No-Deal Brexit

Source: CQC and the Department of Health & Social Care   We would like to bring to your attention to updated information on what adult social care providers and local authorities need to do to prepare for a no-deal Brexit. This guidance sets out the actions...

Top-Up Fees: Learning from a Recent Complaint

Source: The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman   Care charging can be complex, especially when a resident has local authority funding. The LGA’s (Local Government Association) recent report about London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and Moreland House...

NICE Guidance in Social Care: July 2019

Advice on giving medicines covertly, dementia, depression in children and young people, and hearing loss   This NICE quick guide will be an invaluable reference resource for care home managers and home care managers as it summarises the key actions that need to...

New Guidelines on Supporting Adults with Cerebral Palsy

Source: NICE NICE has recently published a Cerebral palsy in adults guideline, which has several recommendations relevant to social care practitioners including recommendations on support with communication, vocational skills and independent living, electronic...