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ReSPECT Training Information

September 27, 2019

Training material received by the Resus Council UK, as part of the implementation. Download  the resources 7-General_How to complete a ReSPECT form v1.0_2017_04_29 8-Young Person_How to complete a ReSPECT form v1.0_2017_04_29 9-Child_How to complete a ReSPECT form v1.0_2017_04_29 19-MCQ_ReSPECT_v1.0_2017_05_03 There is also the ReSPECT Web App, which can be accessed here. The ReSPECT Learning Web-application […]

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Royal College of Nursing Infection Prevention & Control Programme 23rd Sept 2019

May 18, 2019

The programme is ideal for registered nurses in NHS, independent sector and social care organisations, including: infection control leads in nursing homes or GP surgeries link nurses/practitioners infection control practitioners ward/department/clinic managers.   It focusses on practical work-based learning to redefine the standard for skills and practice in this area. This includes: one preparation day […]

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Useful Resources for Providers

Here some resources that would be benefit providers Care Quality Commission Good-and-outstanding-care-guide SfC The guide has proved popular with registered managers, care co-ordinators, owners, operational directors, quality assurance leads, local authority commissioners, business consultants and others.   Safe-staffing-guide SfC What is safe staffing? What are the warning signs of inadequate staffing? What are CWC standards […]

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Join The Local Registered Managers Network

Run by registered managers and supported by Skills for Care, your local registered managers network offers the opportunity to share best practice in a safe space and discuss experiences and issues. The networks act as a local support. Registered managers can feel a lot of pressure and isolation and the best people to understand how […]

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Adult Social Care Recruitment Campaign 2018-2019

February 7, 2019

The campaign will launch on 12th February 2019 with national and regional media engagement This year the Department of Health and Social Care is launching a national campaign to promote careers in the social care sector. The campaign is aimed at addressing the national shortfall in the adult social care workforce and will be delivered […]

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Helping to Prevent Pressure Ulcers Resource – For Care Homes

January 24, 2019

Helping to prevent pressure ulcers A quick guide for registered managers of care homes Download the guide here Pressure ulcers resource  

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Workforce Development Fund

December 24, 2018

You could claim money towards developing your employees If you’re an adult social care employer in England, you can claim the Workforce Development Fund (WDF) towards the costs of your employees completing adult social care qualifications and learning programmes. Due to the introduction of the Regulated Qualifications Framework in 2017 and the new apprenticeships standards […]

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Hydration In Care Homes

A practical resource pack to support the hydration of care home residents. Download the file here UWL_iHydrate_Full_VFinal3   Deborah Moussous Specialist Nurse Manager Local Authority Infection Prevention and Control Service Room G59 County Hall Glenfield Leicestershire LE3 8RA Tel: 0116 305 0787 Mob: 07989 376598 Email: deborah.moussous@leics.gov.uk   For IPC advice or to report outbreaks […]

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Important changes to fluid and diet descriptions – Care Homes / Care Agencies

To whom it may concern,   Important changes to fluid and diet descriptions   Following on from our previous notification in June 2018, we are writing to inform you that diet descriptions will also be changing to be in use by January 2019.   This will follow the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI), as […]

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Health & Social Care Protocol Training Jan 2019 to Oct 2019

Leicestershire Partnership Trust will be delivering free training for delegated health tasks to social care staff commencing from April 2018

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