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Technology in #Care

Source: CQC A new resource on CQC's website explores the use of technology in care, looking at the benefits of innovation and updating previously published information on surveillance. These new pages mark the start of a series in which we will share information on...

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Learning from safety incidents: Falls from windows

Source: CQC These 'Learning from safety incidents' resources are designed to do just that. Each one briefly describes a critical issue such as what happened, what CQC and the provider have done about it, and the steps you can take to avoid it happening in your...

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Maximising Personal Autonomy at the heart of new guidelines

Source: NICE Nageena Khalique QC is a barrister and Chair of the Committee for the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines on supporting decision making. Here, she shares her thoughts on why its use is fundamental for health and care...

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The Skills for Care Workforce Development Fund

Helping you help others Do you have staff completing health and social care qualifications? You may be able to access funding towards the cost of these via HCPA. The Workforce Development Fund (WDF) is open and funding can now be claimed towards the cost of listed...

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Tender from Hertfordshire County Council

Deadline fast approaching! In November 2019, the service contract for the 14 bed mental health rehabilitation housing service in Higgins Walk, Stevenage, will come to an end. This is an opportunity to review and design how this and similar services will be provided to...

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Community Pharmacy Opening times Christmas and New Year

Keep prepared over the holidays With Christmas around the corner and the New Year fast approaching, it can be easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of end-of-the-year preparations. To ensure staying well over the holiday period, your staff can support service...

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It’s time to boogie!

You are invited to Hand in Hands Disco party Party time is upon us! We have been asked to share this by one of our members at Hand in Hands. So why not join Hand in Hands and bring along any clients you support if you are able to. Take a look at the flyer attached for...

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