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CQC News

Please take a look at the attached CQC monthly update's for everyone interested in health and social care and also providers and professionals working in healthcare. Click this link for infromation on Medicines in Health & Social Care - Learning from risks and sharing good practice…

The Box of Trix Directory - Equipment and Technology

The Box of Trix directory contains useful information relating to the use of simple, relatively low cost assistive technology. To view  the directory, please see the downloads section to the right of this page. You can use it to encourage people to think about ways people can…

Dignity in Care

15th April 2019:Our Facebook page acknowledges businesses supporting Staffordshire's Dignity in Care Awards and provides a shortcut to making a nomination. The National Dignity Council campaign’s core values are about having dignity in our hearts, minds and actions. Staffordshire County Council has a vision that…

Home Care Recruitment Support

This page contains a range of resources to support providers with recruitment and retention. This is a live page with regular updates to information and resources, so please check back frequently for the latest updates:Updated ‘Recommendations for CQC providers’ guide Our partners at Skills for…

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…

Self Care Forum

What is the Self Care Forum? The forum aims to further the reach of self-care and embed it into everyday life.  Self-Care is the actions that individuals take for themselves, on behalf of and with others to develop, protect, maintain and improve their health, wellbeing…

Essentials in care - life changing learning

The Box of Trix directory contains useful information relating to the use of simple, relatively low cost assistive technology. Here is the link:  It has been designed as an educational tool to be used whilst assessing or reviewing an individual’s needs and to encourage people…

Social Care TV

Please see attached resources for news, updates, and courses from Social Care TV.

Local College Contacts - Social Care Learning & Qualifications

The key contacts for discussions around available qualifications, apprenticeships and local qualification assessors at colleges across Staffordshire are: Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Croup Nichola Warburton, Work Based Learning / ApprenticeshipManager, Health & Social Care. Contact: 01782 254182  nicola.warburton@nscg.ac.uk www.nscg.ac.uk Tamworth & Lichfield / South Staffs…

Skills for Care eNews

See attached for all the latest news Other useful information for new managers: Main website: www.skillsforcare.org.uk 10th June 2019 -  Latest CQC Interim Report: https://www.cqc.org.uk/publications/themed-work/interim-report-review-restraint-prolonged-seclusion-segregation-people Leadership starts with Me: https://www.skillsforcare.org.uk/Learning-development/ongoing-learning-and-development/Everyday-leadership/Leadership-starts-with-me.aspx Nursing Associate:  https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/nursing-associate-nmc-2018/ Culture to Improve: Find practical tips at www.skillsforcare.org.uk/CultureToImprove, or follow the campaign on…
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