Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support Ltd
9th July 2019

Norfolk county community safety partnership seeks to understand views around domestic abuse

An online survey is open to general public & service users, and professionals until 31st July.

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5th July 2019

NMDS-SC soon to become ASC-Workforce Data Set - UPDATE

At 5.30pm on Thursday 18 July 2019 Skills for Care's National Minimum Dataset for Social Care (NMDS-SC) will close. This will be followed by a period where they will will be migrating everyone’s data into a new service, Adult Social Care (ASC) Workforce Data Set. During this transition period you will not have access to your account.

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4th July 2019

National social care recruitment campaign - second wave funding approved

As you will have seen, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) recently ran a national recruitment campaign for adult social care. Following an evaluation, it has been announced that funding has been approved for a second national wave of the 'Every Day Is Different' campaign to run in 2019/20.

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28th June 2019

Training for personal assistants (PAs)

Norfolk County Council is offering new training opportunities for personal assistants (PAs) wanting to improve and develop their skills.

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27th June 2019

NSAB Self-neglect & Hoarding strategy updated version published

The Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board (NSAB) has published an updated version of its Self-neglect & Hoarding strategy. The new version (2.1) includes changes to help clarify section 3 - A multi-agency approach via the Early Help Hubs, and refreshed contacts in Appendix 8.

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26th June 2019

Social care and hospice worker flu uptake survey

NHS England, working with the Care Provider Alliance, has launched a survey to gain a better understanding of levels of flu vaccination uptake in the social care workforce in 2018/19.

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26th June 2019

Norfolk Positive Behavioural Support/Restraint Reduction Strategy event

Norfolk County Council is holding a co-production event to support the development of a Norfolk Positive Behavioural Support/Restraint Reduction Strategy. The event is for both NHS providers and providers of social care and support.

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26th June 2019

Establishing a care association for Norfolk - update

Following the consultation to shape a care association for Norfolk, an interim Board has been formed to take the recommendations forward.

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25th June 2019

Mental Health Act Code of Practice 2015: An evaluation of how the Code is being used

CQC have issued a report that looks at how well the Mental Health Act (MHA) Code of Practice is being used across mental health services since it was updated in 2015.

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25th June 2019

FREE suicide prevention and intervention training

As part of Norfolk’s Suicide Prevention Strategy, Norfolk Public Health have commissioned Mind to deliver suicide prevention and awareness training to individuals and organisations across the county. Those who may have direct contact with people in crisis can also access a suicide intervention skills training course. Courses vary in length and are all free to access.

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