Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support Ltd
15th November 2019

Core capabilities for supporting autistic people and people with a learning disability

Capabilities frameworks describe the skills, knowledge and behaviours which people bring to their work and are used to support development and planning of the workforce inform the design and delivery of education and training programmes.

Read More


13th November 2019

Helping to prevent winter deaths and illnesses associated with cold homes

A new quick guide for home care managers has been produced by NICE and SCIE

Read More


13th November 2019

New tool launched to help employers measure their ‘digital readiness’

The Care Provider Alliance’s Digital Social Care programme commissioned Skills for Care to develop an online self-assessment tool, so adult social care employers can see how ready their organisation is to work digitally.

Read More


13th November 2019

Learning disability and autism training for health and care staff

The government has published its response to what people said about its proposals for mandatory learning disability and autism training for health and care staff.

Read More


5th November 2019

Norfolk Care Association update

The interim board for the Norfolk Care Association has issued the latest progress update....

Read More


30th October 2019

Visiting someone in a care home - CQC guidance to the public updated

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have updated their information about visiting people in care homes.

Read More


30th October 2019

Adult Social Care Workforce Data Set (ASC-WDS) now open to new registrations

The Adult Social Care Workforce Data Set (ASC-WDS) which replaced the NMDS-SC is now open to new registrations.

Read More


30th October 2019

New framework launched to support occupational therapists working in social care

A new practical resource, the learning and development framework supporting occupational therapists new or returning to work in adult social care, has been launched for use across the UK.

Read More


25th October 2019

Update on the Leader in Adult Care apprenticeship

The eagerly awaited Leader in Adult Care apprenticeship is now close to being available for employers to use in the workplace. This is subject to the Minister signing off the agreed funding band of £7,000 in early November. It’s suitable for those with responsibility for managing community or residential based services or for aspiring managers and those working in deputy or assistant manager roles

Read More


25th October 2019

Winter illness preparation advice for all care homes in the east of England

Publich Health England have issued a guidance letter for care homes in the east of England

Read More


Noroflk Care Awards Skills for Care Accolades DFN Matrix