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  • The ECA Skills Academy

    ECA Skills Academy have various free courses available to book online via EventBrite.

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  • Children in Care Homes

    The question has recently come up as to whether any form of DBS check was required when school children volunteered in care homes, either in a large group setting with teachers,  or on a smaller scale of individual students doing work experience for very short times.

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  • Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

    Social care sector unites in open letter to Ministers criticising 'careless' Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

    ECA is a member of the Care Association Alliance. CAA has supported concerns raised by the Voluntary Organisations Disability Group who have now released the following statement:

    Over 100 social care sector organisations have come together to unite and sign an open letter to the Minister of State for Social Care, Caroline Dinenage MP, and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (Lords), Baroness Blackwood seeking clarification and change on concerning aspects of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill. All firmly believe that the Bill will adversely affect the rights of people who rely on care and support services. 

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  • NMDS-SC is getting a new name

    Most of the sector know that Skills for Care are currently developing a new National Minimum Data Set for Social Care (NMDS-SC) service. This year you will be able to see what it looks like and how it feels to use.

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  • ECA first Breakfast Conference of 2019 - Tuesday 26th February

    The ECA Chair and Committee would like to invite you to our first Breakfast Conference of 2019, bringing you up to date with what’s happening in Social Care

    Tuesday 26th February 2019

    8.00am to 12.00pm

    Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, London Road, Colchester, Essex, CO6 1DU

    Don’t miss out on the opportunity to keep up to date with developments in the sector as well as the opportunity to network with your colleagues across the Health and Social Care sector.

    Speakers will include:-

    • Fiona Davis – Director of Safeguarding and Quality Assurance at ECC speaking on ‘Ensuring Quality’
    • Anne Williams – from Power Direct presenting on ‘Saving Energy, Saving Money’
    • Simon Harniess, ECA Director of Development – giving an update on the ECA Strategic plan and the new ECA Skills Academy
    • Directors from Essex County Council - ECC Question & Answer Session

     

     

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  • Registered Managers Network Meeting

    Please see link below about the Registered Managers Network meeting that was held on 21st November for your information

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  • The Homecare Deficit 2018

    A report by UKHCA on the funding of older people’s homecare across the United Kingdom

    Third edition | Version 1 | October 2018

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  • CQC - The annual assessment of health and social care in England

    State of Care is our annual assessment of health and social care in England. The report looks at the trends, shares examples of good and outstanding care, and highlights where care needs to improve.

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  • Quality Innovation Evaluation Paper

    Many of you will be aware of the good work that Essex County Council’s Quality Innovation team does via the Prosper Project. A formal evaluation of the first 2 years of the project has just been  published in The Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, written by UCL Partners.

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  • Book your place Essex Care Association’s forthcoming Breakfast Conference - 6th November 2018 at The Best Western Marks Tey Hotel

    The ECA Chair and Committee would like to invite you to our third Breakfast Conference of 2018, bringing you up to date with what’s happening in Social Care

    Tuesday 6th November 2018

    8.00am to 12.00pm

    Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, London Road, Colchester, Essex, CO6 1DU

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