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COVID-19 and Adult Social Care in Staffordshire Care Market Development Team Update - June 2020 (updated June 2020)

Message from The Care Market Development Team – June 2020 Given the significant impact Covid-19 is having on the care sector, we thought it might be useful to share an update with you in terms of the support, information and guidance we can provide you…

Information Advice & Guidance to support Care Providers to deliver quality care during COVID-19 Pandemic (updated June 2020)

The Care Market Development Team have brought together a comprehensive information, advice and guidance page for Staffordshire Care Providers regarding Covid-19, including updates from Staffordshire County Council and key partners. These include Skills for Care, SCIE, CQC, Business Support (available through private membership only) and…

Training, Development and Provider Engagement Opportunities During The COVID-19 Pandemic (updated June 2020)

The Care Market Development Team have developed a comprehensive training and development page for Staffordshire Care Providers regarding Covid-19. This includes essential training available, accredited learning opportunities, leadership & management and the Registered Managers network, plus other key information regarding training opportunities, such as e-learning…

Recruitment & Retention During The COVID-19 Pandemic (updated June 2020)

The Care Market Development Team have brought together a comprehensive recruitment and retention page for Staffordshire Care Providers regarding Covid-19, including updates and information on recruitment campaigns from key local and national partners, including the support CMDT are directly offering to jobseekers looking for work…

Social Care TV (June 2020)

Social Care TV The UK's first accredited e-learning provider for health and social care providers of all types. There e-learning courses are easy to use and interesting. High quality audio-visual e-learning, fairly priced and always available to help your colleagues learn and put that learning…

Medication (June 2020)

Message from the Medicines Optimisation Pharmacy Team For Care Homes (June 2020) We have received an update from the Medicines Optimisation Pharmacy Team requesting we share with all Staffordshire Care Homes their email contact details: carehomemedsoptimisation@northstaffs.nhs.ukThey have advised that you can send them your medicines…

Stafford Registered Managers Network (June 2020)

Within this page you will find useful information, advice & guidance along with best praactice for Registrered Managers of Care Providers with Staffordshire.  The Registered Managers Network is supported by the Care Market Development Team and the Chair of the meeting Judith Herrod who is…

CQC News (Updated June 2020)

The Care Quality Commission (CQQ) ensure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve.  There role is to register Care Providers, monitor, inspect and rate services, take action to protect people who use…

Workforce Development Funding (Updated June 2020)

Workforce Development FundCare Market Development Team provides advice to Staffordshire Care Providers on claiming funding from the Workforce Development Fund. We are allocated a proportion of this national fund for disbursement to Staffordshire Care Providers. Not all qualifications are eligible to claim. You can view…

Alive - Lighting Up Later Life (Updated June 2020)

Alive is the UK’s leading charity enriching the lives of older people in care and training their carers.  All too often the families and friends of people diagnosed with dementia can feel alone and worried, knowing that the relationship with their loved one is going…
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