22nd June 2018

Updated guidance on diagnosing and managing dementia

NICE have published an updated guideline on diagnosing and managing dementia (including Alzheimer's disease), which aims to improve care by making recommendations on training staff and helping them to support people living with dementia.

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21st June 2018

Workforce Development Funding (WDF) opens for 2018/19

Claims can now be submitted for this year's Workforce Development Funding (WDF)

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20th June 2018

Help Skills for Care transform NMDS-SC

Skills for Care are looking for help with their re-design of the National Minimum Data Set for Social Care (NMDS-SC)

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20th June 2018

Revised Self-neglect and Hoarding Strategy published

Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board (NSAB) has published its revised Self-neglect and Hoarding Strategy (2.0)

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20th June 2018

Endorsed learning provider now offering Mental Health First Aid courses

There are very few training providers in Norfolk that offer the full, accredited Mental Health England Mental Health First Aid training course, however Anglian Training, one of the N&SCS endorsed learning providers, now offer both the Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid training courses.

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19th June 2018

Government postpones social care Green Paper until the autumn

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Jeremy Hunt, has announced that publication of the Government’s Green Paper on social care has been postponed until the autumn.

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18th June 2018

Residential and nursing care for older people cost of care

Norfolk County Council undertook a major cost of care exercise almost 3 years ago to determine actual costs of providing residential and nursing care to older people to help develop a cost model that would enable the Council to set fair prices.

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18th June 2018

Are you aware of the New Anglia Growth Hub’s ‘Growing Business Fund’?

The New Anglia Growth Hub's Growing Business Fund awards grants of between £5,000 and £500,000 for Norfolk and Suffolk companies embarking of capital projects or investments.

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18th June 2018

Top Tips for Sustaining Homecare

A summary of 11 actions which local authorities and homecare providers can consider to create more stable homecare markets and reduce the possibility of local market failure has been published.

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11th June 2018

Adults Safeguarding survey: are we doing enough?

A survey to understand safeguarding concerns in Norfolk has been launched by Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board (NSAB)

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Noroflk Care Awards Skills for Care Accolades DFN Matrix