International #hellomynameis Day

23rd JULY 2019 – International #hellomynameis Day by Chris Pointon  | Feb 20, 2019 | 23rd JULY is ‘International #hellomynameis Day’ Tuesday 23rd July 2019 marks 3 years since my beautiful and inspiring wife passed away and also marks our 14th…


Namaste Care Celebration Event

Celebration of Namaste Care The Association for Dementia Studies invites you to a celebration of Namaste Care on 24 September 2019 (10.00-16.00) at the University of Worcester Arena. Namaste Care is a multi-component daily intervention designed to…


The Care Show 2019 registration is open!

The Care Show 2019 registration is open! Caring is a rewarding career but it’s not without its difficulties. Get free expert guidance tailored to the unique challenges of working in the care sector at The Care Show 2019. Registration is now open to…


New Partnership Approach to Care Planning and Medication Administration within Care Homes

Earlier this month a national report found care home staff aren’t always providing the right support and help with medicines in line with what is documented in individual care plans. The worrying finding was highlighted by the CQC’s Medicines in…


Change from NMDS-SC to ASC Workforce Data Set

Change from NMDS-SC to ASC Workforce Data Set As you’ll be aware, the National Minimum Data Set for Social Care (NMDS-SC) is being replaced by the new Adult Social Care (ASC) Workforce Data Set service. At 17.30 on Thursday 18 July 2019 the NMDS-SC…


Professional Care Workers' Day

Festival of well-being of care workers Let’s celebrate all that is good about people who work in care with the second annual Professional Care Workers’ Day on the 4th of September. For too long, social care has been undervalued: despite delivering…


NAPA Year of the Arts - Last chance to get your nominations in.

NAPA Best “ Year of the Arts” Care Setting Award Closing date for nominations is the 19th of July Between the middle of January and the middle of June we want you to engage in at least 5 different art projects and tell us all about them. We want to…


National Audit of Care at the End of Life - First round of the audit (2018/19) report and appendices. England and Wales published

National Audit of Care at the End of Life – First round of the audit (2018/19) report and appendices. England and Wales published   The NHS Benchmarking Network is pleased to publish the National Audit of Care at the End of Life: First round…


Great British Care Awards - 2019 Regional Awards - NOMINATE NOW!

New Regions for 2019 – Wales & Northern Ireland! The Great British Care Awards are a series of regional events throughout the UK and are a celebration of excellence across the care sector. The purpose of the awards are to pay tribute to those…


Digital care planning rids 30,000 sheets of paper – per month!

Digital care planning rids 30,000 sheets of paper – per month! Quinton House Nursing Home in the West Midlands used to print massive amounts of paper for their care planning and documentation. On average, care workers were spending up to 1,5 hours…