The Virtual Dementia Tour Bus
will be at the HCA Seminar Oct 6th
Nutrition & Hydration Seminar Oct 6th 2016
Click here for more details on how to book your place
Overall, 115,425 bed days were lost to delayed discharges in June – almost 80 per cent more than the same month five years ago.
Unfortunately Downing Street has dismissed pressure to slow the implementation of the ”national living wage” in the face of lobbying from businesses concerned about rising salary bills.
The policy, which is expected to raise the minimum wage for the over-25s to approximately £9 an hour by 2020, was the centrepiece of George Osborne’s 2015 budget.
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.
Should You Be Worried About Whistleblowers?
QualitySolicitors Burroughs Day explain in their latest bulletin.
Care homes cannot afford to pay staff more on existing budgets
David Waters blogs about the problem
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