ACA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2018: Delegate registration is now open

Association for Continence Advice (ACA) are delighted to announce that their Annual Conference and Exhibition will be held on 21 and 22 May 2018 at the Bournemouth International Centre.

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Draft quality framework consultation closing soon

The consultation survey on our draft quality framework closes next Friday (23 February). We are developing new approaches to scrutiny and are consulting on our draft quality framework, which we have developed for care homes for older people.  We want to make sure inspections, and our other scrutiny work, are strongly focused on assessing the quality of people’s experiences, and understanding the difference care and support makes to their lives.

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Field Safety Notice

Harvest Healthcare

25 January 2018

Mattresses - active/passive and overlays

Model: mattress pumps

MHRA reference: 2017/011/015/291/041


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Blog: Expressive arts and creative play are vital for child development

By Henry Mathias, Strategic Lead for the Health and Social Care StandardsHenry Mathias

We are currently seeing a wonderful growth of expressive arts activities for children attending early learning and childcare services. It’s not just that there are a lot more of them, they are also much better quality. 

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Better Eating, Better Learning Award

Applications are now open for schools and ELC Centres to demonstrate creative and innovative practice in implementing Better Eating, Better Learning guidance. Share your journey here as to how you are developing food education and improving the provision of food in your school and ELC Centre. Entries are open until 31 March.

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