Useful Guides

A selection of useful guides to help you provide excellent care

On this page we will share useful guides to learning and develoment and support to provide high quality care.

 

Ongoing learning and development in adult social care - Skills for Care

Stroke Care - Tips and Training Guide

Food First guide for care workers and carers *new December 2017

Effective workplace assessment in adult social care (free summary edition) - Skills for Care

Effective Supervision in Adult Social Care (free summary edition) - Skills for Care

Improving oral health for adults in care homes - A quick guide for care home managers produced by SCIE and NICE

Oral Health - A guide for Care Homes - produced by Norfolk and Suffolk County Councils

The Norwich HandyVan service

Dementia Adaptations Grants 

A table outlining potential adaptations that are available.

NHS Adult Safeguarding Best Practice Guidance for Providers of Healthcare in East Anglia and Essex (August 2017)

Epilepsy - a quick guide for care professionals - added February 2018


NICE and SCIE quick guides

NICE and SCIE produce a number of useful quick guides:

  • Helping to prevent infection: A quick guide for managers and staff in care homes
  • Discussing and planning medicines support: A quick guide for home care managers providing medicines support.
  • Understanding intermediate care, including reablement: A quick guide for people using intermediate care
  • Moving between hospital and home, including care homes: A quick guide for registered managers of care homes and home care
  • Recognising and preventing delirium: A quick guide for care home managers
  • Improving oral health for adults in care homes: A quick guide for care home managers

They can all be downloaded HERE.

 

Noroflk Care Awards Skills for Care Accolades DFN Matrix