Adult social care (ASC) data enforcement commenced 1 April 2023

ASC providers who fail to submit their data through the Capacity Tracker each month could be issued with a financial penalty by the NHS Business Services Authority. There is guidance on how to comply with the information provisions in the Health and Care Act 2022 and...

Important News – Letter to Providers from DHSC – 20th June 2022

20th June 2022 Please read the letter below sent from the Department of Health and Social Care. Dear Colleague, I would like to thank you for your continued sharing of data through the Capacity Tracker. This letter sets out the upcoming changes to data collection and...

DHSC – Social care reform

In December 2021, the DHSC announced plans to develop and support the social care workforce over the next three years, as part of their long-term vision for reform. They have produced free information and resources about how they’re transforming social care and what...

Vitamin D

In 2016 Public Health England issued guidance that population groups at increased risk of vitamin D deficiency (such as people who are confined indoors, including those in care homes) should take a daily 10 micrograms/400 units vitamin D supplement throughout the...