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Fully Funded – Well-led – 5 Day Development Programme for Managers of Adult Social Care Services working in private, public or third sectors

June 13, 2019

LSCDG are pleased to announce that Skills for Care have agreed to run the Well-led Programme for registered managers of residential & nursing care homes, supported living accommodation and domiciliary care services in Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland. Well-led is a national development programme for managers working in the private, public or third sectors and has […]

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LSCDG Learning Management Survey

May 31, 2019

LSCDG is conducting a short survey on the current Learning Management System (LM) known as The Hub.   LSCDG is keen to assess the LMS and would like to ask for your assistance by completing this survey.  https://surveys.leics.gov.uk/snapwebhost/s.asp?k=155922607816   The data collected will be used to help support care providers and will also assist LSCDG to […]

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Take Part in the British Heart Foundation free CPR training

May 20, 2019

Take part in the BHF’s free CPR training and become a life saver. When Wednesday May 22nd 10:00 – 14;00 in 30 minute session Where Cedar Mews, Hallam Fields Road, Birstall, Leicester LE4 3LX To Sign Up 0116 267 4835 David Mitchell Down load the flyer. CPR Training Poster  

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Fire Safety Awareness in the homes of vulnerable clients – FREE TRAINING

May 18, 2019

Course Information Course: Fire safety awareness in the homes of vulnerable clients This training is targeted at anyone who visits elderly, disabled or vulnerable adults in their own homes e.g. health visitors/community nurses, domiciliary carers, housing officers, social workers. 11th June 10am – 1pm – Leicester City Council, City Hall. 13th June 10am – 1pm […]

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