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Your view on how social care should be paid for

Source: Local Government Association (LGA) Dear Member, The Local Government Association (LGA) has launched a consultation to kick-start a debate on how adult social care should be paid for. Publication of its green paper, on Tuesday 31 July, was in response to the...

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Herts Careline have improved their Referral Form

Source: Herts Careline Specialists in community alarms for older and vulnerable people Herts Careline have improved and shortened their Referral Form. The new form can be found here The most significant change is to the Part C ‘Risks and Needs’ box. Herts Carline now...

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Increase in complaints about adult social care

Source: Community Care The Community Care website recently published an article that announced a slight increase in the number of complaints about adult social care sent to the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman. In order for a complaint to be reviewed by the...

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HSAB are hosting a Safeguarding Forum and Guidance Event

Source: Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board (HSAB) Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board (HSAB) and Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Board (HSCB) are joining together to host the next Safeguarding Networking Forum on 12th September. The focus of this forum is...

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Fire Safety Workshop for Residential Services

Book your FREE place Herts Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS), HCPA and Adult Care Services (ACS) are working together to deliver a Fire Safety Workshop for Residential providers who did not attend the Fire Safety workshops last year, or earlier this year in April. Adult...

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HCPA’s StopFalls Campaign Update

Fantastic results so far! With 1 out 3 people aged 65 years or over falling each year, HCPA decided to launch the StopFalls Campaign with the aim of reducing falls across Hertfordshire. We are now half-way through our year-long StopFalls Campaign and we are thrilled...

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