16th November 2018

Practical resources to support health and social care staff to reduce delayed transfers of care

The NHS has produced 5 guides aimed at helping health and social care colleagues to take prompt practical actions and use every opportunity to prevent delayed transfers of care.

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16th November 2018

CQC guidance on using surveillance in care services

The Care Quality Commission have launched new 'Technology in care web pages, which include guidance on using surveillance in social care locations.

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16th November 2018

Trainee Nursing Associates – third cohort being recruited

Another wonderful opportunity has arisen for staff progression to be part of a regulated workforce. A third cohort is now being recruited for the Nursing Associate Level 5 Apprenticeship in Norfolk.

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16th November 2018

New guide to support safe staffing

Skills for Care has published a new guide to help you get the right quantity and quality of staff to meet the needs of your service, and meet the regulatory standards of the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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5th November 2018

Survey on care information on Norfolk County Council’s website

Norfolk County Council are currently reviewing their website pages about care in Norfolk. They want to improve the design of these pages and the information available to the public.

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2nd November 2018

Updated - CQC Equality and human rights good practice resource

Last autumn, CQC published Equally Outstanding, a resource which shows how a focus on equality and human rights can improve care quality – even in times of financial constraint. One year on, they have updated Equally Outstanding.

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1st November 2018

Working together to look at future dementia support for people affected by dementia

The NHS in Norfolk and Waveney, local authorities in Norfolk and Suffolk, and the voluntary sector are working together on a significant project looking at future support for people affected by dementia, and for their carers.

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31st October 2018

Updated Bed Tracker launched

Providers can now enter vacancies on Norfolk County Council’s new Bed Tracker, their relaunched residential capacity monitoring tool.

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31st October 2018

Department of Health & Social Care launches care worker recruitment pilot

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has launched a month-long pilot programme to promote jobs in the adult social care sector.

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25th October 2018

Care Quality Commission fees consultation – have your say

CQC have published a consultation document about the fees they propose to charge registered providers in 2019/20 and they are inviting providers to have your say.

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Noroflk Care Awards Skills for Care Accolades DFN Matrix