The PACAC said hospital management need to communicate to staff that “organisational pressures should never take priority over person-centred care”. Read the full report
Social services for older and disabled people face crisis because post-Brexit migration restrictions could cause a massive shortage of care workers, leading care organisations have said. continue...
Dont forget as an HCA member you can advertise your jobs free on the HCA website.
This latest report follows ‘The Care Crash’ [July 2016] published by the National Care Association, which warned of the sector facing a potentially ‘perfect storm’; reductions in local authorities commissioned beds, shortages of qualified nurses and care workers, the introduction of the national living wage for staff and an increasing reliance on self-funding clients. The impact of all this will put many care homes under unprecedented pressure
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This report, published jointly with the Nuffield Trust, looks at the current state of social care services for older people in England
Below are links to this month's CQC newsletters:
The Virtual Dementia Tour Bus
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Nutrition & Hydration Seminar Oct 6th 2016
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Overall, 115,425 bed days were lost to delayed discharges in June – almost 80 per cent more than the same month five years ago.
Whilst reading a number of ‘Outstanding’ CQC reports in a bid to be able to advise HCA members of what makes a home Outstanding one thing that has struck me is the number of homes who have transferred or are transferring to Electronic Care Planning.
If you’re considering a move to a care home, you may be wondering how you’ll pay for it. Paying for care can be complicated, so get as much advice as you can.
Social care is in crisis and facing unprecedented demand; tackling these challenges requires someone with the power to make real change. Read the full story
Benfield Fire are one of our Patrons. See how their Digital Firefighting Training could benefit your care home.
As a sector we have been quite successful with raising the issue of duplication between CQC and Commissioners, particularly over inspections. As a result the Department of Health is undertaking consultation work with providers including a survey of providers.
Please find below the HCC heatwave notification with information about the Level 2 Alert.
Nominations and ticket sales are now open for the 2016 Hampshire Care Awards!http://www.hampshirecareawards.co.uk
FREE Peninsular event - 19/07/16
Your obligations as an employer - help and advice.
Next week the Alzheimers Show will be on at Olympia, London on 10th & 11th June.
This week the CQC released details of their new strategy.
This week our new Fair Price 4 Care petition to parliament went live!
The latest issue of Care Talk Magazine is online now.
The Bournemouth Echo write about what it means for care homes.
The Guardian write about the cash crisis facing the care sector.
Highlights from Lester Aldridge's Employment Law & HR Blog
HCA have launched a new campaign called, Fair Price 4 Care.
We are holding a Workshop & Information Day at KCC in Hedge End on Wednesday 27th April.
HCA talk to ITV about the national living wage.
HCC announce 2.2% Fee Uplift for 2016 /17
So, what’s the difference between the Living Wage and the National Living Wage?
Last Friday night the annual Hampshire Care Awards took place at Southampton Golf Club.
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