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Nursing Care Standard Rises 4.7%

Source: LangBuisson News   The Department of Health and Social Care has increased the NHS-funded nursing care standard weekly rate per patient by 4.7% from £158.16 to £165.56 for 2019/2020.   The higher rate will also rise 4.7% from £217.59 to £227.77 per week. The...

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Hepatitis B- Training Information for Support Workers

Infectious Disease Prevention & Control   Below are links in regards to training information for support workers that address Hepatitis B concerns and covers the following: What is Hepatitis B? The difference between acute and chronic Hepatitis B How Hepatitis B...

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Enrich Festival

A three day festival to be held at Watford Palace Theatre   Enrich Festival is a three-day event (7th of June to the 9th of June, 2019) in Watford created to give space and visibility to amateur and professional artists with learning disabilities, break down social...

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CQC Fees for 2019/2020 Confirmed

Source: Care Quality Commission (CQC)   The fees that the CQC will charge providers of health and adult social care in England for the year 2019/2020 have been confirmed. The changes see the CQC complete their move to full cost recovery for all sectors, as required by...

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New Adult Safeguarding Team

A new safeguarding service is coming to Hertfordshire   As part of our HCPA Alliance work, our board and staff team have worked closely with Adult Care Services in Hertfordshire to consider some inconsistencies in safeguarding compliance practice. We are pleased that...

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Recording of CQC’s Inspections

Source: Care Quality Commission (CQC)   In light of recent instances of CQC inspections being recorded by providers, either via audio, video and/or paper recordings, CQC wants to share the issues you should be aware of if you intend to record an inspection. CQC does...

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