Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support Ltd
25th June 2019

Raising a safeguarding adults concern: checklist updated

Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board (NSAB) has updated the 'Raising a Safeguarding Adults Concern Checklist'. This checklist contains all the information you need when raising a safeguarding adult concern.

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24th June 2019

New guide addresses the importance of succession planning

Skills for Care have published a ‘Developing new managers and deputies’ guide which asks employers to think hard about the pressing question: “where’s your next manager coming from?”

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24th June 2019

Webinar recording: Using NICE guidance to improve and evidence quality in adult social care

A new webinar recording from SCIE offers an opportunity to hear an overview of the resources available, with a focus on recommendations for Dementia and Oral Health as examples of how NICE guidance can be implemented in practice.

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24th June 2019

Free ‘Diabetic Foot - Train the Trainer’ sessions

A number of free, short diabetic foot train the trainer sessions are being held in Beccles in September, organised by the Norfolk & Waveney Diabetes Footcare Partnership.

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24th June 2019

Smiling matters: oral health care in care homes

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published the findings of an in-depth review on the state of oral health care in care homes across England. The report reveals an extensive lack of awareness of NICE guidelines and concludes that residents are not supported to maintain and their improve oral health.

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21st June 2019

Norfolk County Council Home Support Provider Event

Norfolk County Council are holding a seminar for all providers delivering home support for them.

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19th June 2019

Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting Autistic People - framework consultation

A draft of the Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting Autistic People is now available and you are invited to review the draft framework and provide your comments and feedback by completing an online survey.

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19th June 2019

Supporting people with a learning disability with their everyday mental health

Skills for Care have this week launched new resources to support social care staff to talk to people with a learning disability about their everyday mental health and enable them to get the support they need.

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19th June 2019

New guidelines for administering epilepsy emergency medication launched

The Epilepsy Nurses Association (ESNA) has launched new, best practice training guidelines for care workers administering buccal (ormomusocal) midazolam, emergency medication for people with epilepsy, in the community.

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18th June 2019

Free Values Based Recruitment Workshops from Norfolk County Council

Norfolk County Council are putting on two free training workshops to support care providers in the county to effectively use values based recruitment.

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Noroflk Care Awards Skills for Care Accolades DFN Matrix