The sun is shining, SCIE co-production week is the 2nd to the 7th of July, and it’s a great week for co-production events! Read this issue of the newsletter to find out how to publicise any events you’re holding, or how else you can get involved.
Also in this month’s issue is the latest CQC report on the most effective ways adult social care services improve their ratings, and details of our new I.T. suite, available for staff to use.
As the weather’s getting warmer and summer starts rolling in Creative Support is celebrating a great achievement by one of our Support Workers, who is the first in the country ever to complete an Apprenticeship in Adult Care Work.
We also have news about upcoming dates for theatre and dance workshops and performances for people with disabilities, a free webinar covering the latest NICE guidance, and more…
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In this week’s newsletter, find details of upcoming events, a download of the latest NICE guidance, and information about how group reading has been shown to help people with dementia
Make your voice heard and contribute to the adult social care workforce consultation, which you can access through this issue of the Creative Academy newsletter. Get resources to help plan your events for Care Home Open Day, and find out about useful external courses run by SCIE and The Greater Manchester Training Partnership.
In this issue of the newsletter find out about one of our new courses: Advocacy. Also, we have information on National Apprenticeship Week, and how the York LGBT Forum is responding to a lack of diversity awareness within care homes.
In this issue of our Newsletter you can download the new NICE guidance around improving people’s experience of care. There are also details of National Mental Capacity Action Day, this year on the 5th of March, and an article about how the Montessori Method can be used to aid people suffering with dementia.
Do you feel that dignity and respect should be at the heart of UK care services? Take a look at the latest issue of our Newsletter for full details of the Dignity in Care campaign, and to see how you can become a Dignity Champion. This edition also features the latest NICE quick guide, on how to prevent infection spread, and details of upcoming Skills for Care seminars dealing with the recent changes to the CQC inspection process.
Want to know how to achieve a ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ rating following your next CQC inspection? A downloadable guide on how to do this can be found in the latest issue of our Newsletter, along with information about a new disabled-led research project, and a campaign which is exploring the issues the social care system will be facing in the future.
Senior Staff: Remember to complete your Information Governance e-learning course this month, before training the rest of your team. Information on course dates and links to training documents can be found in this issue, along with news of Skills for Care’s 2018 national campaign.
Care Certificate facilitated workshops will be running from December 2017 at Head Office. This and other important information re training can be found in this issue.