SCIE news and events

Delayed transfers of care in the news (25 July 2016)

A parliamentary Public Accounts Committee report challenges the Government to address the scale and cost of delays in discharging older patients from hospital. SCIE has a delayed transfers of care (DTOC) resource to point Better Care Fund leads in the right direction. We have also written blogs on the subject.

Employer endorsement webinar: 14 July (12 July 2016)

Implementing new guidance for children and family social workers; 2-4pm, Thursday 14 July 2016. New guidance has been developed by Daisy Bogg Consultancy, and partners SCIE and Research into Practice, to support employers to recruit, support, assess and endorse social workers at the end of their ASYE year of practice; and to develop a method to assess and endorse those more experienced social workers and social work supervisors.

National Co-production Week – Nothing about us without us (04 July 2016)

Co-production is about working in equal partnership with people using services, carers, families and citizens. SCIE's National Co-production Week is the first event of its kind. It will celebrate the benefits of co-production, share good practice and highlight the contribution of people who use services and carers to developing better public services. It will include a Co-production Festival for SCIE’s Co-Production Network members on Thursday 7 July. Journalists are invited

LGBTQI disabled people and social care support (01 July 2016)

Are you Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Intersex, Disabled and organising some or all of your own social care? Do you live in England? If so we need your help. Next-to-nothing is known about the use of social care support by disabled people from the LGBTQI community. That’s why four organisations are finding out more about your needs and experiences. We will use what you tell us to raise awareness of the social care needs of LGBTQI Disabled people and to highlight examples of things that do and don’t work very well. Please spare 20 minutes to help our research by completing an online survey. If you want a paper copy please email Heather Ottaway - address below.

Contact: heather.ottaway@bristol.ac.uk

Nurse shortage? Developing nursing assistants at HC-One. Evaluation by SCIE (13 June 2016)

Supporting senior care workers to become nursing assistants can tackle the shortage of nurses in care homes, improve the quality of care for residents, and support career development and retention. A new report by the Social Care Institute for Excellence, published today, evaluates care home provider HC-One’s Care Assistant Development Programme (CADP). The programme, which has received RCN Accreditation, consists of blended face-to-face and elearning, ongoing assessment, and mentoring support from a qualified nurse.

SCIE bulletin 26 May 2016 (26 May 2016)

• New CPD Accredited Training from SCIE • Supporting integrated care in Shropshire • National Co-production week - July 2016 • SCIE Vacancies • New blogs and SCIE in the news • SCIE at events • Sector news

New reports on child protection from SCIE (28 April 2016)

We’ve published resources and findings from a joint project with the NSPCC. The Learning into Practice Project tested ways to improve how Serious Case Reviews (SCRs). Our free Deprivation of Liberty webinar is for staff who work with adults with care and support needs. SCIE's National Co-production Week is the first event of its kind, celebrating the benefits of co-production, sharing good practice and highlighting the contribution of people who use services and carers in developing better public services.

Serious case reviews - new reports to download (25 April 2016)

The Learning into Practice project developed and tested a number of ways to improve the quality of Serious Case Reviews (SCRs) and their impact on local and national child protection practice. The goal was to help local safeguarding children boards and SCR reviewers to improve the quality and use of Serious Case Reviews. We have two new reports to download and you can also watch a recording of a webinar on quality markers.

SCIE bulletin 15 April 2016 (15 April 2016)

SCIE bulletin15 March • New MCA training from SCIE - 18 May • SCIE's updated e-learning courses on MCA • Integrated care and support - how we can help • TLAP Vacancy • New blogs and SCIE in the news • SCIE at events • Sector news

New Care Act training: SCIE bulletin 22 March (23 March 2016)

New Care Act courses for local authorities: Strength-based and person-centred approach es + Feedback from Mental Capacity Act training + SCIE at various events.

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