COVID 19 webinar – 25th November. We held a COVID19 webinar, this included a panel of NASHiCS members who shared their own organisations take on what evolved over the last months of the pandemic, including how they had been impacted, what had surprised them and what the future may be like.
Delegates could engage with the panel via on-line polling covering RIDDOR guidance, role of regulators & mental health support ,as well as asking questions via Q & A Chat box.
The webinar started with DAC Beachcroft launching their new report, including contributions from NASHiCS, entitled Social Care 2020 and beyond more below
For the social care sector to thrive, regulation and governance will need careful attention.
Social care in England is a jigsaw puzzle – a patchwork of providers, funding and regulation. This leads to major variations in the standard and quality of care.
Brigade issues heater warning ahead of work from home winter.
London Fire Brigade is urging people to take extra care when heating homes as many prepare for a work from home winter. In the last five years, portable heaters have caused over 700 fires and injured more than 140 people.
The Brigade is warning of a possible spike in fires as people turn to cheaper ways to heat their homes, without properly considering the fire risks More
NASHiCS send its congratulations to Barchester Healthcare for gaining the Healthcare Industry Award from RoSPA 2020.
Entrants must be able to demonstrate a robust and high quality safety management system together with a minimum of four years’ consistently excellent or continuously improving health and safety performance.
Each award comprises an engraved trophy to be held permanently.
A note from the National Chair “So well done, and congratulations to you all, as Winner of the RoSPA Industry Sector- Healthcare Award 2020. As the video said, “Its all about You” – celebrate the achievement. & enjoy the drink you started on the Virtual Ceremony.
Here is the YouTubevideo of the presentation. Go to around 17 minutes
Additional Guidance for Fire Safety in Residential Care Homes
Review Statement Oct 2019. Please Note.
“In agreement with the NFCC (previously CFOA) it has been agreed that the additional guidance on residential care premises will still stand and not be reviewed until the outcome of the Hackitt report is finalised and we have scrutinised the implications in conjunction with the NFCC representative.” — NASHiCS.
Members have been asking when?
No time scales at present but there will be a meeting in London with interested parties on the 31st January to discus.