Feb 19

New Spring/Summer 2018 CQC Workshop Schedule Published

Our long awaited Spring and Summer workshop schedule has now been published. Our NEW strategic workshop is proving very popular, so please book early to avoid disappointment. You can book using the electronic calendar on this website or you can email us at or call 01305 767104. MARCH 2018  Tuesday 6th – Bury St Edmunds Thursday 8th […]
Jan 26

DHSC Issues Pressure Sore Protocol

The Department for Health and Social Care has issued a new protocol for managing pressure ulcers. The focus is very much on prevention! To read the guidance please click here
Jan 05

W&P Launches its First ever sets of Scottish Policies and Procedures

After a year of research and development, W&P has produced its first suite of Scottish Policies and Procedures. Developed in partnership with Scottish care providers, our Policies are fully compliant with the Care Inspectorate Standards. They have been designed with the end user in mind to ensure they are practical working documents that can be […]
Jan 02

Requlated Qualification Framework (RQF) has now replaced the QCF

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS!   On the 1st January 2018 the RQF (Regulated Qualification Framework) replaced the QCF (Qualifications Credit Framework). Skills for Care have issued a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to help staff and providers. Please CLICK HERE for more information
Dec 15

National Minimum Wage implications of sleep-in shifts

This is a must read for all providers that have paid a fixed rate for sleep in shifts in the past Please click here for more information
Dec 08

CQC Issues Guidance on DBS Checks

The regulator issues useful guidance for providers. To read or download the document please click here  
Nov 20
Nov 03

Social care sector given deadline to settle £400m bill for ‘sleep-in’ carers’ back pay

2019 deadline ‘buys some time’ but extra funding urgently needed, say charities but care providers also need to be aware that this could have major financial implications. To read the article click here
Oct 13
Oct 06

SCIE and NICE issues Moving between hospital and home guidance for Registered Managers

A quick guide for registered managers of care homes and home care Improving oral health for adults in care homes Published: September 2017 Registered managers and their teams play an important role in supporting people when they are transferring in and out of hospital. This quick guide provides a brief overview of how managers can […]