The Provider Engagement Network (PEN) is the main way for Devon County Council and the NHS in Devon to engage with providers of adult health and social care services. It is open to all independent sector providers.
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Access to free flu jabs
In order to help entitled staff to access a free flu jab, Devon County Council has produced a letter which can be presented to pharmacists or your GP confirming that entitlement.
New and existing health and social care staff in Devon and Somerset are now able to register for a free 12-week training programme, starting in January. Boost your career, enhance your employability, gain new confidence and motivation. This is an opportunity for care staff to invest in their digital skills. The programme has been designed to help you to become fluent with digital tools, enhancing the amazing work that you do. Find our more and register.
The DSPT is a free online self-assessment toolkit that helps evidence that your organisation manages personal data, digitally and on paper form, in a safe and secure way. It helps demonstrate compliance with data protection legislation, answers two of the CQC Key Lines of Enquiry. Importantly, it provides opportunities, ongoing use of NHSmail and potential sharing of care records. Devon Care Homes Collaborative will be running introductory DSPT webinars in April. These one hours sessions will give an overview of...
Devon Care Homes Collaborative holds monthly meetings for all care home managers, providers and staff to come together to share best practice and talk about the issues affecting them. The next session takes place on Wednesday 21 April at 2.00pm. They will be discussing the latest PPE, visiting guidance and we'll hear from Lucy Bull (MSc) who was recently awarded the University of Bristol’s Impact Award for her dissertation on Physical Activity Guidelines for Older Adults. She'll talk us through...