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Supporting health and social care providers in Devon

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October 2021

19

Mindfulness courses

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free mindfulness courses are now available to help improve health and wellbeing and reduce stress. You’ll learn ways to bring mindfulness and awareness into your daily life, both within work and at home, through regular meditation and gentle movement. The sessions are run as weekly or monthly courses by the Devon Wellbeing Hub and the University of Exeter. Monthly skills class starts on Tuesday 19 October, 6.00pm – 8.00pm and runs until 24 March 2022. Weekly course starts on Wednesday...

27

Housing with Support provider forum

10:00 am

The Housing with Support forum meets fortnightly on Wednesdays from 10am until 11am. It‘s a chance for organisations who provide supported living, enabling, extra care, shared lives and the homeless support services that are commissioned by DCC, to get together to discuss or raise any strategic or process issues rather than individual service users issues. The main aim is to unblock any blocks we encounter when working across this market, escalate issues appropriately and basically join up our work better....

27

Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT) support - Data Security and IT Systems Workshop

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The DSPT is a free online self-assessment toolkit that helps evidence that your organisation manages personal data, both digitally and in 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 and provides reassurance to residents, clients, families and professionals that you manage data appropriately. Importantly, it provides opportunities: ongoing use of NHSmail and potential sharing of care records. The CQC are taking a greater...

27

Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT) support - get started

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The DSPT is a free online self-assessment toolkit that helps evidence that your organisation manages personal data, both digitally and in 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 and provides reassurance to residents, clients, families and professionals that you manage data appropriately. Importantly, it provides opportunities: ongoing use of NHSmail and potential sharing of care records. The CQC are taking a greater...

28

Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT) support - Staffing and Policies & Procedures Workshop

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The DSPT is a free online self-assessment toolkit that helps evidence that your organisation manages personal data, both digitally and in 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 and provides reassurance to residents, clients, families and professionals that you manage data appropriately. Importantly, it provides opportunities: ongoing use of NHSmail and potential sharing of care records. The CQC are taking a greater...

28

Free Leadership Development Workshop: Organisational Quality Assurance

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The session will grow your understanding of the importance of Quality Assurance Systems for service delivery. It will look at ways to develop evaluation and improvement cycles and the wider implications of QA in your service. You will learn about the inspection process and ways to plan and implement change. Book on this workshop today!  

November 2021

1

Living good lives webinar series

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The series aims to support health and social care professionals to enable adults with learning disabilities and / or autistic adults to live good lives along the 'homes not hospitals' pathway. Monday 1 November from 12.30pm to 2.00pm. Supporting adults with learning disabilities and / or autistic adults in communities through commissioning. It is for commissioners and those involved in commissioning or strategy including principal social workers. Monday 15 November from 12.30pm to 2.00pm. Effective hospital discharge planning for adults...

3

Free Team Leader Education Workshop: Managing people and performance

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Has it been a struggle to find and keep the right people in the right roles with the right values? This workshop will help you to understand how to plan and manage your resources, both in term of materials, time and staff, according to legislation to ensure effective and efficient performance. The session will introduce topics such as leaderships styles, motivation and management theories and you will learn how to utilise the tools to problems solve among other useful topics....

5

International recruitment for care homes and other adult social care providers: online discussion

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Proud to Care team invites you to a meeting to explore how international recruitment can support recruitment of registered nurses (phase 1) and senior care workers (phase 2) in care homes.  Please come along and share your views to help shape future recruitment in Devon. Whilst this discussion forum was originally set up for care homes, the issues also apply to other social care providers who are also welcome to join. Click here to join the meeting.

5

Improving adults oral health in care homes

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Devon County Council has commissioned the Oral Health Improvement Team to improve the oral health of adults in care homes. The team is running free training sessions through November and December. To book a place and to find out please read the flyer, email the team or phone them on 01392 405705.

8

Living good lives webinar series: supporting adults with learning disabilities and/or autistic adults in communities through commissioning

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This is the second of three webinars in a series aimed at supporting health and social care practitioners to enable adults with learning disabilities and/or autistic adults to live good lives along the homes not hospitals pathway.

8

Short NHS training courses for care home and domiciliary care providers - Restore 2 Full

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Pop Up courses These short informative sessions have been designed and are delivered by nurses and nurse specialists to support the daily care for your clients i.e pressure ulcer prevention, catheter care, oral care, nutrition and hydration. Restore 2 has been established as a means of early detection of a resident whose condition may be deteriorating. 1) Restore 2 mini which looks at ‘soft signs’ such as increased breathlessness, a change in usual eating or drinking habits and takes just...

9

Free Leadership Development Workshop: Digital Business & New Technologies

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this session you will learn how technology can be used to underpin service delivery and the ways it can improve communication and productivity throughout the organisation. You will develop an awareness of the range of assistive technologies available and ways to improve digital accessibility for clients and staff. Book on this workshop today!

9

Short NHS training courses for care home and domiciliary care providers - Restore 2 Mini

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Pop Up courses These short informative sessions have been designed and are delivered by nurses and nurse specialists to support the daily care for your clients i.e pressure ulcer prevention, catheter care, oral care, nutrition and hydration. Restore 2 has been established as a means of early detection of a resident whose condition may be deteriorating. 1) Restore 2 mini which looks at ‘soft signs’ such as increased breathlessness, a change in usual eating or drinking habits and takes just...

10

Housing with Support provider forum

10:00 am

The Housing with Support forum meets fortnightly on Wednesdays from 10am until 11am. It‘s a chance for organisations who provide supported living, enabling, extra care, shared lives and the homeless support services that are commissioned by DCC, to get together to discuss or raise any strategic or process issues rather than individual service users issues. The main aim is to unblock any blocks we encounter when working across this market, escalate issues appropriately and basically join up our work better....

10

Northern Care Homes Locality Support Forum

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

These forums are engagement opportunities for care home providers and their registered managers, DCC Market Management Team and the locality Assistant Director/Social Care Operational team. You can view all of the previous meeting minutes in the online library. If you have a suggestion for the agenda topics please send them via socialcarebusinessrelations-mailbox@devon.gov.uk

11

Joint Southern & Western Care Homes Locality Support Forum

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

These forums are engagement opportunities for care home providers and their registered managers, DCC Market Management Team and the locality Assistant Director/Social Care Operational team. You can view all of the previous meeting minutes in the online library. If you have a suggestion for the agenda topics please send them via socialcarebusinessrelations-mailbox@devon.gov.uk

11

South and West care home locality support forums

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

These forums are engagement opportunities for care home providers and their registered managers, DCC Market Management Team and the locality Assistant Director/Social Care Operational team. You can view all of the previous meeting minutes in the online library. The next care home locality forums: North – Wednesday 10 November from 12.30pm to 2.00pm South & West – Thursday 11 November from 12.30pm to 2.00pm East – Thursday 14 October from 3.00pm to 4.00pm and Thursday 11 November from 10.30am to...

15

Living good lives webinar series

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The series aims to support health and social care professionals to enable adults with learning disabilities and / or autistic adults to live good lives along the 'homes not hospitals' pathway. Monday 1 November from 12.30pm to 2.00pm. Supporting adults with learning disabilities and / or autistic adults in communities through commissioning. It is for commissioners and those involved in commissioning or strategy including principal social workers. Monday 15 November from 12.30pm to 2.00pm. Effective hospital discharge planning for adults...

15

Short NHS training courses for care home and domiciliary care providers - Nutrition

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Pop Up courses These short informative sessions have been designed and are delivered by nurses and nurse specialists to support the daily care for your clients i.e pressure ulcer prevention, catheter care, oral care, nutrition and hydration. Restore 2 has been established as a means of early detection of a resident whose condition may be deteriorating. 1) Restore 2 mini which looks at ‘soft signs’ such as increased breathlessness, a change in usual eating or drinking habits and takes just...

15

Short NHS training courses for care home and domiciliary care providers - Pressure ulcer prevention

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Pop Up courses These short informative sessions have been designed and are delivered by nurses and nurse specialists to support the daily care for your clients i.e pressure ulcer prevention, catheter care, oral care, nutrition and hydration. Restore 2 has been established as a means of early detection of a resident whose condition may be deteriorating. 1) Restore 2 mini which looks at ‘soft signs’ such as increased breathlessness, a change in usual eating or drinking habits and takes just...

15

Short NHS training courses for care home and domiciliary care providers - Bowel care

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pop Up courses These short informative sessions have been designed and are delivered by nurses and nurse specialists to support the daily care for your clients i.e pressure ulcer prevention, catheter care, oral care, nutrition and hydration. Restore 2 has been established as a means of early detection of a resident whose condition may be deteriorating. 1) Restore 2 mini which looks at ‘soft signs’ such as increased breathlessness, a change in usual eating or drinking habits and takes just...

16

Improving adults oral health in care homes

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Devon County Council has commissioned the Oral Health Improvement Team to improve the oral health of adults in care homes. The team is running free training sessions through November and December. To book a place and to find out please read the flyer, email the team or phone them on 01392 405705.

16

Safeguarding Adults: care home updates and discussion

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

This meeting has been designed to help inform and develop understanding of Safeguarding Adults, particularly in the context of recent experience including Covid, and will include an overview of legal duties, local arrangements, challenges and activity. Presentation and opportunities to discuss and reflect on the issues will be supported by representatives from DCC ASC safeguarding adults operations including QAIT; Torbay and Devon Safeguarding Adult Partnership and the CQC. Click here to join the meeting.

17

Free Team Leader Education Workshop: Monitoring and improving service delivery

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Continuous evaluation of performance and developing service improvements is necessary for every care organisation today. Within this session we will be looking at how to critically examine your working practices, planning for improvements and ways to encourage innovation that leads to positive and manageable change. Book on this free workshop today!

17

Short NHS training courses for care home and domiciliary care providers - Continence care

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Pop Up courses These short informative sessions have been designed and are delivered by nurses and nurse specialists to support the daily care for your clients i.e pressure ulcer prevention, catheter care, oral care, nutrition and hydration. Restore 2 has been established as a means of early detection of a resident whose condition may be deteriorating. 1) Restore 2 mini which looks at ‘soft signs’ such as increased breathlessness, a change in usual eating or drinking habits and takes just...

17

Short NHS training courses for care home and domiciliary care providers - Hydration

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Pop Up courses These short informative sessions have been designed and are delivered by nurses and nurse specialists to support the daily care for your clients i.e pressure ulcer prevention, catheter care, oral care, nutrition and hydration. Restore 2 has been established as a means of early detection of a resident whose condition may be deteriorating. 1) Restore 2 mini which looks at ‘soft signs’ such as increased breathlessness, a change in usual eating or drinking habits and takes just...

17

Short NHS training courses for care home and domiciliary care providers - Oral care

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pop Up courses These short informative sessions have been designed and are delivered by nurses and nurse specialists to support the daily care for your clients i.e pressure ulcer prevention, catheter care, oral care, nutrition and hydration. Restore 2 has been established as a means of early detection of a resident whose condition may be deteriorating. 1) Restore 2 mini which looks at ‘soft signs’ such as increased breathlessness, a change in usual eating or drinking habits and takes just...

23

Free Leadership Development Workshop: Supporting Workers’ Mental Health

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Gain a greater understanding of mental health issues, and ways to support staff with internal and external strategies. Learn how to spot signs of mental health issues, ways to address, document and create plans for staff and ideas to promote mental health and wellbeing, no matter the size of organisation. Book on this free workshop today!

23

Short NHS training courses for care home and domiciliary care providers - Restore 2 Full

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Pop Up courses These short informative sessions have been designed and are delivered by nurses and nurse specialists to support the daily care for your clients i.e pressure ulcer prevention, catheter care, oral care, nutrition and hydration. Restore 2 has been established as a means of early detection of a resident whose condition may be deteriorating. 1) Restore 2 mini which looks at ‘soft signs’ such as increased breathlessness, a change in usual eating or drinking habits and takes just...

24

Housing with Support provider forum

10:00 am

The Housing with Support forum meets fortnightly on Wednesdays from 10am until 11am. It‘s a chance for organisations who provide supported living, enabling, extra care, shared lives and the homeless support services that are commissioned by DCC, to get together to discuss or raise any strategic or process issues rather than individual service users issues. The main aim is to unblock any blocks we encounter when working across this market, escalate issues appropriately and basically join up our work better....

December 2021

1

The Oliver McGowan mandatory training in learning disability and autism

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The training will be held on Wednesday 1 December 2021 from 10.00am to 12.00noon. The purpose of this event is to update anyone working to support people with learning disabilities and autistic people about the progress to date on the work currently taking place with partners to design, trial and develop the training.

1

Free Team Leader Education Workshop: Managing yourself and your wellbeing

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In order to manage a team effectively it is important to be able to reflect on your own working practices to ensure you are leading by example. Within this workshop we will be reviewing your own development such as your leadership style, your ability to work under pressure and how you react and respond to change. By understanding your own responses and capabilities, it will enable you to better understand and manage others. Book on this free workshop today!

7

Free Leadership Development Workshop: Performance Management Strategies

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Develop your understanding of performance management and learn about best practice tools to manage performance throughout your workforce lifecycle. Explore typical areas of staff underperformance and learn how to uncover the key issues. Understand how your own style and behaviour impacts on your staff and develop plans to create solid performance management plans. Book on this free workshop today.

8

Housing with Support provider forum

10:00 am

The Housing with Support forum meets fortnightly on Wednesdays from 10am until 11am. It‘s a chance for organisations who provide supported living, enabling, extra care, shared lives and the homeless support services that are commissioned by DCC, to get together to discuss or raise any strategic or process issues rather than individual service users issues. The main aim is to unblock any blocks we encounter when working across this market, escalate issues appropriately and basically join up our work better....

8

Short NHS training courses for care home and domiciliary care providers - Restore 2 Full

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Pop Up courses These short informative sessions have been designed and are delivered by nurses and nurse specialists to support the daily care for your clients i.e pressure ulcer prevention, catheter care, oral care, nutrition and hydration. Restore 2 has been established as a means of early detection of a resident whose condition may be deteriorating. 1) Restore 2 mini which looks at ‘soft signs’ such as increased breathlessness, a change in usual eating or drinking habits and takes just...

13

Short NHS training courses for care home and domiciliary care providers - Restore 2 Mini

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Pop Up courses These short informative sessions have been designed and are delivered by nurses and nurse specialists to support the daily care for your clients i.e pressure ulcer prevention, catheter care, oral care, nutrition and hydration. Restore 2 has been established as a means of early detection of a resident whose condition may be deteriorating. 1) Restore 2 mini which looks at ‘soft signs’ such as increased breathlessness, a change in usual eating or drinking habits and takes just...

13

Improving adults oral health in care homes

2:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Devon County Council has commissioned the Oral Health Improvement Team to improve the oral health of adults in care homes. The team is running free training sessions through November and December. To book a place and to find out please read the flyer, email the team or phone them on 01392 405705.

January 2022

6

Free Leadership Development Workshop: Building Your Business Strategy

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This session is an introduction to the subject of leadership and management, and will be ideal for those new to the position or for those that would like a refresher. It will help you to contextualise the value of leadership in adult care settings. The session will cover key components of business strategy including the value of vision, mission and values, business planning and risk management. We will touch on the importance of innovation and sustainability in your strategy and...

11

Free Team Leader Education Workshop: Developing person-centred practice for positive outcomes

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

We know and understand the importance of person-centred care and practice but what further aspects can we focus on to ensure we deliver this all-important level care? Within this session we shall be drilling down into exactly what person- centred care means, not only for the clients and their families but also for the providers of that care. We shall be looking into the accessibility of information, the legislative aspects of diversity, equality, inclusion, and human rights within the care...

12

Free Leadership Development Workshop: Organisational Culture & Change Management

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Gain awareness of the importance of culture in the organisation and the impact that change has on staff. Learn about models of change that will help you to develop programmes of change to build resilient teams. Find out how to best support both experienced and inexperienced staff through change and ways to gain highly performing teams. Book on this free workshop today!

19

Free Leadership Development Workshop: Organisational Quality Assurance

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The session will grow your understanding of the importance of Quality Assurance Systems for service delivery. It will look at ways to develop evaluation and improvement cycles and the wider implications of QA in your service. You will learn about the inspection process and ways to plan and implement change. Book on this workshop today!  

24

Short NHS training courses for care home and domiciliary care providers - Restore 2 Full

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Pop Up courses These short informative sessions have been designed and are delivered by nurses and nurse specialists to support the daily care for your clients i.e pressure ulcer prevention, catheter care, oral care, nutrition and hydration. Restore 2 has been established as a means of early detection of a resident whose condition may be deteriorating. 1) Restore 2 mini which looks at ‘soft signs’ such as increased breathlessness, a change in usual eating or drinking habits and takes just...

25

Personal Care Provider Forums: quarterly meetings

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This is an open invitation for providers of personal care at home to attend the Devon County Council Personal Care Provider Forum. These are informal engagement opportunities for personal care providers, Devon County Council teams (Operations and Market Management) and NHS Devon CCG to get together to share and exchange information. These are core forums to update on emerging issues and concerns, to discuss market support offers and hear local system updates. They also serve as a helpful venue to...

25

Free Team Leader Education Workshops: Building a resilient team

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

During these past two years, the pressure COVID-19 has placed on the care sector means it is important to re-focus your team and ensure it is operating well and effectively. This workshop will identify key aspects and tools which can be used to create a positive working environment; motivation, team contribution, building culture, developing communication and managing change in order to bring harmony and resilience to your team. Book on this free workshop today!

26

Free Leadership Development Workshop: Sales & Marketing

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Develop a greater awareness of the importance of sales and marketing to your organisation. Understand your position in the marketplace and build your brand narrative and vision to help your positioning. Discover ways to utilise the customer perspective to gain strong messaging for your service offering. Book on this free workshop today.  

February 2022

2

Free Leadership Development Workshop: Digital Business & New Technologies

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this session you will learn how technology can be used to underpin service delivery and the ways it can improve communication and productivity throughout the organisation. You will develop an awareness of the range of assistive technologies available and ways to improve digital accessibility for clients and staff. Book on this workshop today!

8

Free Team Leader Education Workshop: Managing people and performance

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Has it been a struggle to find and keep the right people in the right roles with the right values? This workshop will help you to understand how to plan and manage your resources, both in term of materials, time and staff, according to legislation to ensure effective and efficient performance. The session will introduce topics such as leaderships styles, motivation and management theories and you will learn how to utilise the tools to problems solve among other useful topics....

9

Short NHS training courses for care home and domiciliary care providers - Restore 2 Full

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Pop Up courses These short informative sessions have been designed and are delivered by nurses and nurse specialists to support the daily care for your clients i.e pressure ulcer prevention, catheter care, oral care, nutrition and hydration. Restore 2 has been established as a means of early detection of a resident whose condition may be deteriorating. 1) Restore 2 mini which looks at ‘soft signs’ such as increased breathlessness, a change in usual eating or drinking habits and takes just...

10

Short NHS training courses for care home and domiciliary care providers - Restore 2 Mini

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Pop Up courses These short informative sessions have been designed and are delivered by nurses and nurse specialists to support the daily care for your clients i.e pressure ulcer prevention, catheter care, oral care, nutrition and hydration. Restore 2 has been established as a means of early detection of a resident whose condition may be deteriorating. 1) Restore 2 mini which looks at ‘soft signs’ such as increased breathlessness, a change in usual eating or drinking habits and takes just...


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