22nd December 2017

Banded Pricing Model – Q&A session for home care providers

Following the release of the new Banded Pricing model for 2018/19, Norfolk County Council will be a holding a meeting for home support providers on Friday 12th January 2018.

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22nd December 2017

New bed tracker for residential care providers who supply Norfolk County Council.

Norfolk County Council has introduced a Bed Tracking system to enable you to let us know of the up to date situation in respect of bed availability in your home. The system is live now and ready to use.

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21st December 2017

CQC’s Annual Provider Survey being sent out soon

CQC are running their Annual Provider Survey in January to get the views of providers of health and social care on how they are performing.

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21st December 2017

Market Engagement Project and the future of the Independent Home Care Provider Forum

The future of Norfolk's Independent Home Care Provider Forum is being reviewed as part of the Market Engagement Project.

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21st December 2017

Suicide prevention workshops and training

As we know Christmas can be a very difficult time of year for many people and there is a range of suicide prevention information, training and workshops available across Norfolk.

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21st December 2017

Improving integrated ways of working across health and social care.

Norfolk County Council commissioners are inviting Home Support providers who would like to participate in a workshop, aimed at exploring better ways of working across health and social care, to come forward and express an interest in this work.

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19th December 2017

Integrated social care and health traineeship programme being launched in the New Year

A Traineeship programme designed to give young people experience of working in both a hospital and social care setting is being launched in Norwich in February 2018.

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19th December 2017

Winter pressures: One off capacity incentive payment for care homes and care homes with nursing

Norfolk County Council will be paying providers a one-off sum for picking up new care packages over this pressured time in order to support both the people coming out of hospital and those who are providing care.

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18th December 2017

First national health and care workforce strategy

Health Education England has published a draft national health and care workforce strategy for England and set out the challenges the NHS will face in meeting demand pressures over the next decade. The draft strategy includes a section on adult social care, which looks at the shape of the workforce, the demand for social care, maximising recruitment and facing the challenges of the future

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15th December 2017

Winter planning for home support - financial premium

Norfolk County Council has been working closely with home support providers to ensure that Norfolk has the home support provision it needs over the winter period – as a result they have identified that paying home support providers a premium for picking up new care packages over this pressured time would support both the people coming out of hospitals and those carers who are providing care.

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