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Domiciliary Care Vaccination Toolkit

28th July 2021

Domiciliary Care staff play a crucially important role helping people, many of them vulnerable, live safely at home. If you’re a domiciliary care worker, you have an increased personal risk of catching COVID-19 and passing it on to vulnerable people you care for. The vaccine is one tool to help prevent COVID-19, together with all […]

Other support available

13th May 2019

This page contains links to information and resources from other organisations supporting care homes and the workforce. NICE The National Institute for Health and Social Care provides guidance, advice, quality standards and information services for health, public health and social care. A series of ‘quick guides’ have been developed for care home managers and staff […]

Pressure ulcers

13th May 2019

This page contains useful information and resources to support care homes with managing and reducing pressure ulcers. The React to Red Skin team have kindly shared their educational resources about the dangers of pressure ulcers and the simple steps that can be taken to avoid them. For more information visit their website. Within these pages […]

Infection prevention

13th May 2019

This page contains useful information and resources to support infection prevention in care homes. “The steps taken in care homes to protect residents and staff from infection represent an important element in the quality of care, particularly as some infections have the capacity to spread within environments where susceptible people share eating and living accommodation. […]

Hydration and nutrition

13th May 2019

This page contains useful information and resources to support hydration and nutrition in care homes. The Malnutrition Task Force (MTF) The Malnutrition Task Force (MTF) is committed to working across the community and care settings to tackle avoidable and preventable malnutrition and dehydration in older people. For more information visit their dedicated space on Age […]

Falls prevention

13th May 2019

Early intervention is vital in order to help reduce falls. This page contains useful information and resources to support falls prevention in care homes. Training materials The training materials available to download here are courtesy of Greenwich CCG developed for care homes as part of the Greenwich Falls in Care Homes Elimination Strategy (GreenFInCHES) project. […]


13th May 2019

We have been supporting care homes in areas across London to complete the Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT) and accessing NHSmail. For more information about the toolkit and NHSmail visit the following pages: Data Security & Protection Toolkit (DSPT) NHSmail  If you require further information about training and support available please contact the team […]

Recognising deterioration

13th May 2019

This page contains useful information and resources to support recognising signs of deterioration in care homes. Spotting signs of deterioration Significant 7 and What’s best for Lily? are two new and highly effective educational training programmes that have been developed to support care home staff to recognise the signs of deterioration in residents and improve […]

Funding opportunities

13th May 2019

There are various funding opportunities available to support you and your local systems to become better connected and communicate more effectively using digital resources and platforms. Additional funding and expert advice has been made available to support the adult social care provider sector with data and cyber security A new funding opportunity to support care […]

Capacity Tracker

13th May 2019

Capacity Tracker is a secure online tool, developed nationally as the single way for care homes to report on key operational information during the COVID-19 outbreak response period. The information you report allows health and social care partners in your area to understand the challenges you are experiencing, and support you with the right resources, […]