Online session on pressure ulcer prevention and management

The Society of Tissue Viability are holding an online education session on Advanced Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management.

Date: 15 November
Time: 9am-4pm

Join for free here.

#StopThePressure #4Nations

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Grow your own jingle bulbs and Christmas table decoration: winter webinar

Would you like to engage with the outdoors during the colder winter months? Learn how to grow indoor flowering bulbs and also create a simple arrangement to decorate the festive table. We are working alongside Trellis, who promote health and wellbeing via horticulture, to host a winter webinar. This will demonstrate straightforward gardening activities that can be undertaken indoors, to help people experiencing care to reap the benefits of gardening. The webinars are open to all and are suitable for people with no gardening knowledge.

Grow your own jingle bulbs and Christmas table decoration

Date: Tuesday 15 November

Time: 10:30 - 11:45

This simple yet inspiring tabletop demonstration session will cover how to:

  • plan, engage and inspire people to join in the activity
  • pot up a selection of indoor prepared bulbs, which flower indoors in winter
  • create an easy to make table decoration from foliage and flowers - extending physical, cognitive, and social activity.

You can register for the webinar here.

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Joint inspection of adult services in Fife Health and Social Care Partnership

A joint inspection of adult services, focusing on the outcomes and experiences of adults with physical disabilities and complex needs in the Fife Health and Social Care Partnership, has found clear strengths in how integrated health and social care services are positively supporting people’s health and wellbeing outcomes. Inspectors also identified areas which could further improve.

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Safe Staffing Programme Open Badge

We have introduced a new Open Badge award for safe and effective staffing. Picture1

An Open Badge is a digital certificate which recognises learning and achievement. This is awarded to people who read, understand and apply the learning from the materials and resources on The Hub’s Safe Staffing Programme area.

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Revised quality framework for Housing support services

During the Covid-19 pandemic we published key question 7 as an addition to our quality framework for housing support and offender accommodation services.

In response to our learning from the pandemic and to incorporate a clearer focus on infection prevention and control, we have now updated this framework. We have made important updates to reflect the changing practice and policy context in which care and support is now provided.  

These updates include:

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