15th May 2018

Skills for Care launch new learning and development guide

Skills for Care have launched a new guide which aims to provide managers with a starting point to consider the best ways to develop their workforce and sustain learning.

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14th May 2018

Norfolk County Council – Bank Holiday Planning for Care Providers May 2018

With the late May Bank Holiday approaching, in order to continue to support timely and safe discharges from hospital, it has been agreed that the one-off capacity incentive payments will be re-started from Wednesday 23rd May 2018 to Monday 28th May 2018 inclusive.

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10th May 2018

Creative Matters: Caring for Dementia 2018

Creative Matters is a series of month-long programmes of performances, workshops, films, exhibitions and discussions at Norwich Theatre Royal which use those creative activities to explore an issue which affects people of all ages and backgrounds. Throughout May, the Creative Matters season focuses on the subject of caring for people with dementia.

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10th May 2018

Exciting news about Independent Travel Training

The TITAN (Travel Independence Training Across the Nation) programme run by Norfolk County Council has recently extended its offer to Adult Services, following 12 years of success in Children’s Services.

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10th May 2018

Leathes Prior (solicitors) workshop for care service providers

Leathes Prior Solicitors have teamed up with Norfolk Independent Care to run a workshop with their team offering one-off guidance for care service providers, free of charge.

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10th May 2018

Creative and Cultural Activities and Wellbeing in Later Life

A new report from Age UK takes a look at creative and cultural participation – what it is, who does what, and how it differs depending on people’s overall level of wellbeing.

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10th May 2018

Towards a Norfolk Care Association - statement from Norfolk County Council

Norfolk County Council has been working with both Norfolk Independent Care (NIC) and Norfolk and Suffolk Care Support Ltd (N&SCS; Ltd) as its strategic partners for some time now on developing the idea of setting up a formal Norfolk Care Association that could build on the excellent services provided by both NIC and N&SCS;.

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2nd May 2018

Consultation on proposed standards for new nursing associate role

The Nursing Associate is a new role created to bridge the gap between healthcare assistants and registered nurses in England.

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1st May 2018

New insight and advice to help you improve your CQC rating

The latest edition of Skills for Care's 'Good and outstanding care' guide can help you improve your service and deliver good and outstanding care. It has new and updated tips from across the sector that reflect the changes to CQC inspections in November 2017.

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1st May 2018

Developing nurse leaders in social care

Applications are now open for Skills for Care’s new registered nurse professional leadership development programme starting in June 2018.

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Noroflk Care Awards Skills for Care Accolades DFN Matrix