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MILE pathway newsletter – The importance of nutrition and hydration in a care setting

When it comes to assessing the nutritional and hydration needs of residents, CQC highlight the importance of following up-to-date guidance as well as ensuring staff are able to recognise when individuals may need specialist interventions. It is also essential to accommodate specific dietary needs and preferences by considering factors such as religious and cultural backgrounds and health conditions to ensure individuals are supported in a person-centred way.

This newsletter aims to offer valuable resources and insights on promoting good nutrition and hydration in care settings, which are crucial for delivering high-quality care and enhancing the health outcomes of your residents.

Please click here to access this week’s newsletter →

Free ‘Lunch and Listen’ sessions!

Brighton & Hove and East Sussex Partners in Care are hosting a series of free online ‘Lunch and Listen’ sessions. You can see a list of the upcoming sessions below or click here to browse the full list of upcoming events and training opportunities →

Dealing with the complexities of MCA assessment for Managers
Date:
 Wednesday 24th July 2024
Time: 12:00pm – 13:30pm
Delivery mode: Online
Click here to book 

Everything Care Managers need to know about Sepsis in 30 mins
Date: Thursday 25th July 2024
Time: 12:30pm – 13:00pm
Delivery mode: Online
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Everything Care Managers need to know about Continuing Health Care (CHC) Funding

Date: Monday 29th July 2024
Time: 12:30pm – 13:00pm
Delivery mode: Online
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‘NHS 999 Calls from Care Homes, South East Coast Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb)

Date: Tuesday 30th July 2024
Time: 12:30pm – 13:00pm
Delivery mode: Online
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Free ‘Preventing Infection Workbooks’ available

West Sussex County Council are providing health and social care services with the following ‘Preventing Infection Workbooks’ for free:

What do the booklets cover?

  • Latest national guidance
  • Evidence-based information
  • 18 topics including the 10 Standard infection control precautions, aseptic technique, specimen collection, preventing a UTI, urinary catheter care, viral gastroenteritis/norovirus, clostridioides difficile, M.R.S.A. and M.R.G.N.B.

To request for copies of this workbook, please contact WSCC via email at: [email protected].

MILE pathway newsletter – 24th June 2024

Training for medicine administration in care homes is crucial for resident safety, compliance with regulations, and mitigating risks associated with medication errors. This newsletter highlights courses and resources that aim to help you enhance the accuracy, efficiency, and overall quality of medicine administration in your service.

Please click here to access this week’s newsletter

Assistive Technology in Social Care

Tuesday 9th July 2024, 11:00am – 12:00pm

‘Join us for an enlightening session where we delve into the transformative power of technology in social care. We’ll explore the everyday tech that surrounds us, revealing hidden features that can enhance safety and simplify life for social care staff and those they support. Learn how to harness these capabilities to foster a safer, more connected care environment.’

Click here to find out more and register →

Skills for Care webinar: New managers – What resources and support is available

Wednesday 26th June 2024, 14:30pm – 15:30pm

‘This webinar will introduce new managers to the support and resources available from Skills for Care and where you can find this information on our website. Discover how we can support you with recruiting and developing your staff and the support available to help you effectively lead your organisation, develop best practice and keep up-to-date with guidance.’

Click here to find out more and register →

University of Chichester: NIHR INSIGHT Programme for South East 

You can choose to apply for the fully funded NIHR INSIGHT Programme with the University of Chichester. The start date for the programme will be September 2024 (TBC). Applications close mid August.

For further information about how to apply for this opportunity, please contact: [email protected]. Or if you have any general enquiries regarding this opportunity and its relevance to social care managers then please email: [email protected].

Please see the flyer attached below for more information on this programme.

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