EU Settlement Scheme Update

Communication from the Home Office   Update #1: The EUSS remains fully open for applications The EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) has been fully open since 30 March 2019 and there have been over 2.2 million applications. EU citizens and their family members have until...

Improving How The CQC Assess Closed Environments

Source: CQC In light of recent concerns raised about the care for people with a learning disability and/or autism, who may also have a mental health problem, the CQC has written to providers asking them to consider how they are ensuring that the people for whose care...

DBS Fees Change

Updates to the prices of DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) checks On 15th July 2019, the DBS laid secondary legislation before Parliament to reduce fees with effect from 1st October 2019. The key changes are as follows: Type of DBS check Current fee Fee from 1st...

Skills For Care Funding is Available!

Upskill your staff with assistance from us   Want to develop your staff but need to stretch your training budget further?   The Skills for Care Workforce Development Fund offers funding towards a wide range of qualifications and learning programmes for the adult...