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Stafford Registered Managers Network

“Being a Care Manager is a really challenging, yet highly rewarding role. Having supportive and collaborative relationships with other managers in the local area will only help in our roles and better serve our staff teams and people we support. I am really excited at…

The Infection Prevention & Control Team

11th February 2020: PHE West Midlands Novel Coronavirus (2019N-CoV)Useful links: Key source of information for the public:  Blog / FAQ for the public: DHSC Twitter page which is updated at 2pm every day: Guidance for clinical / public health stakeholders:    Guidance to assist professionals…

Active support

Active Support is a method of enabling people with learning disabilities to engage more in their daily lives. It appears to work well in all kinds of support settings, although research evidence in the main is from small community homes for adults. Active Support refers…

VAST news

VAST is a charity dedicated to developing, advancing and promoting the voluntary and community sector in Staffordshire. VAST do this by providing key services and valuable support, and by encouraging professional development.  Voluntary sector news for Staffordshire and Stoke On Trent. Page Reviewed 19.09.19  

Care Home DPS - eSourcing Portal User Guide

Printable instructions have been produced to assist suppliers using the electronic sourcing platform. We reserve the right to to update and re-issue the instructions with no prior notification to suppliers. Please note that the instructions are as accurate as possible and we accept no responsibility where the…

Oral health care for adults in care homes

There are Mouth Care training sessions availble for late 2019 and early 2020, please see our Training & Events page to book on. Since the Quality Standard 'Oral Health in Care Home' (QS151) was published in June 2017, all new residents require an oral health…

CMDT News

Care Market Development Team News27 January 2020 - New Literacy and Numeracy Resource BKSBWatch this space for information on how to access free E-learning resources providing those searcing out free literacy or numeracy skill prior to completing a college based or distance learning programme of…

CQC News

Please take a look at the PDF printable downloads on the right hand side under the downloads link, CQC monthly update's for everyone interested in health and social care and also providers and professionals working in healthcare. Medicines in Health & Social Care - Learning from…

Skills for Care eNews

Please see below useful information published by Skills For Care and the latest E-News Main website Latest E-News:  You may be interested in the link below to our Getting Involved In Our Work Webpage in regards to a current piece of work re tailoring the…

Medicines Optimisation - Health Education England (HEE)

Training for non-registered medicines workforce A wide range of people; non-registered and registered workforce, patients and their carers all contribute to safe handling and care with medicines. It is important that people feel confident and competent to manage medicines safely and that people are supported…
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