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Supporting health and social care providers in Devon

Events - 22 Apr 21


Free Digital Skills training programme for new and existing care staff

12:00 am

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.


COVID-19 testing for personal assistants

10:00 am - 11:00 am

We strongly encourage PAs to join one of the national testing webinars which have been organised for them. Each webinar will last for one hour and will give detailed information about all aspects of testing, including: ordering, conducting and registering of rapid LFT results and next steps general updates and information support and resources Q&As with representatives from the personal assistant testing team. Upcoming dates are: Wednesday 14 April at 10am Thursday 22 April at 10am Sign up to attend


Questions and answers session on vaccination hesitancy due to fertility and pregnancy concern

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Due to popular demand, there is another online Q&A session for health and social care staff who may be hesitant to have the COVID-19 vaccination because of fertility and pregnancy concerns. It will take place on Thursday 22 April 2021, from 12noon to 1.00pm. All staff eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine are welcome to join. Please use this link to join the meeting. In the meantime, please find COVID-19 FAQ about fertility and pregnancy.  


Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT) webinars

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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...

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