Understanding Nutrition and Dementia – Project DVD

https://youtu.be/dlYPTTibTO8 This training film is the outcome of a two year research project by Bournemouth University, funded by the Burdett Trust for Nursing. It highlights to carers how to improve their practice and develop their knowledge and skills to provide better eating and drinking for people living with dementia. It is linked with a workbook that is available from Bournemouth University National Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work...

Preventing illegal working in the care sector

Immigration enforcement teams are working closely with local authorities, care agencies, care providers and other government departments, to prevent illegal working in the UK. Illegal working presents a significant safeguarding risk to staff and most importantly, to recipients of care, who are often vulnerable members of society. If an employer has not completed ‘right to work’ checks on their workforce, or if an employee has used forged documents to gain employment, their identity, criminal history and qualifications cannot be verified. Skills for Care has updated Finding and keeping workers, the online recruitment and retention resource, with information to help employers undertake right to work checks, to ensure every job applicant has the right to work in the UK. Click here for more information. Skills for Care News Article – December...