Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support Ltd
10th September 2019

August 2019 Care Provider Health Bulletin

The August 2019 Care Provider Health Bulletin has been published.

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4th September 2019

£3 million boost to develop social care managers

In 2019-20 the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has prioritised support for managers, their deputies and succession planning with £3 million of targeted funding available from the Workforce Development Fund (WDF). This targeted funding will support managers and deputies to develop the skills and knowledge needed to lead high quality services.

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3rd September 2019

Recruitment opportunity

Care providers have been invited to a health and social care recruitment event at Castle Mall, Norwich, on Wednesday 9th October from 10.30am – 1pm.

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2nd September 2019

Updated CQC Guidance: Using multi-compartment compliance aids (MCAs) in home care services

The CQC has published an update to its guidance page on the use of medication compliance aids in a homecare setting (including blister packs).

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28th August 2019

Red Bag Hospital Transfer Pathway Update

The Red Bag Hospital Transfer Pathway has now been successfully piloted across Norfolk and Waveney.

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27th August 2019

Free dysphagia training day for care home chefs, nurses and managers

Care Home chefs, nurses and managers are invited to a relaxed half-day session which aims to empower care home staff to improve the mealtime experience for people with dysphagia, and discuss the recent changes to diets for dysphagia with the IDDSI guidelines.

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27th August 2019

Hypo Awareness Week 2019

The 2019 Hypo Hypo Awareness Week takes place from 30 September – 6 October.

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27th August 2019

Norfolk Care Awards nominations open soon

The Norfolk Care Awards Team are pleased to announce nominations for the 7th Norfolk Care Awards will open on 2nd September and close on 15th November.

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21st August 2019

Discover how your organisation can support the introduction of Health & Social Care T-Levels

T-Levels are set to revolutionise vocational training from 2020 and will provide a new choice for 16-18 year olds alongside A-Levels and Apprenticeships.

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15th August 2019

EU Exit planning update

The Department of Health & Social Care has issued new No-deal EU Exit planning guidance.

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Noroflk Care Awards Skills for Care Accolades DFN Matrix