Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support Ltd
13th August 2019

Long-term conditions - health and activity consultation

As part of their work to better understand how physical activity can be used to help improve people's health, Active Norfolk are conducting a survey that investigates how health concerns and long-term conditions impact physical activity levels in adults.

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13th August 2019

Norfolk County Council eBrokerage updates

Norfolk County Council have issued the following message to residential care homes and nuring homes.

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9th August 2019

NCC Invitation to Tender – New Home Support Provider Framework

Norfolk County Council have issued a letter to home support providers to alert you that an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for a new Home Support Framework has been published. The letter provides links to web-sites with more details about the tender process and deadlines.

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9th August 2019

New: ‘Guide to developing your staff’

Skills for Care have launched a new ‘Guide to developing your staff’ which replaces their ‘Learning and development guide’. They've identified simple steps to create a learning plan for your service including templates to use in the planning process, different ways you can develop your staff and how to evaluate the learning.

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6th August 2019

Mediation training opportunity

Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust (NCH&C) are in the process of putting on some mediation training in Norwich and they still have some spaces available.

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2nd August 2019

Personal wheelchair budgets events - Great Yarmouth and Waveney

HS Great Yarmouth and Waveney CCG who commission NHS services and East Coast Community Healthcare CIC who deliver community health services in this area (including the wheelchair service), are hosting two events (one in Great Yarmouth and one in Waveney) to support the roll-out of Personal Wheelchair Budgets (PWB) and to help people understand what this means for them.

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31st July 2019

NCC QA update: New online form for reporting non-urgent safeguarding concerns

Norfolk County Council has a new set of online forms, which can be used by care homes and are submitted from their website into their social care record system.

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31st July 2019

New NICE quality Standard on learning disability care and support

NICE have issued a new quality standard [QS187] that covers a range of issues, including identifying, assessing and regularly reviewing the care and support needs of people with a learning disability as they grow older.

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31st July 2019

Provider Information Returns (PIR) to become annual

From 7 August 2019, CQC will be asking all providers to complete an updated PIR and this will then continue on an annual basis.

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23rd July 2019

NCC Home Care Medication Working Group

Do you deliver medication training in your orgnisation or are you the Medication Lead/Champion for your agency? Norfolk County Council are looking for some additional provider representatives to join their working group to help them shape and inform home care medication practice in Norfolk.

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