CQC Fee increases

Subject:  CQC Fee increases Following concerns raised by some of the domiciliary members within SAICP Limited regarding the significant level of increase to the CQC fees this year I wrote to  Ian Trenholme the CEO at CQC to highlight the damage that the level of increase had potential to inflict within the sector and also […]

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THE 2019 SUFFOLK CARE CONFERENCE – ADVANCE NOTICE (please keep the date free)

The 2019 Suffolk Care Conference  Will take place on 21st March 2019 at Wherstead Park – please keep the date free. Arrangements are currently underway – we are delighted that one of our keynote speakers will be Martin Green OBE, CEO of Care England Trade stands are available (bookings are already being taken) and anybody […]

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SUFFOLK CARE PROVIDER FORUM FREE TO ATTEND Thursday, 25th October 2018 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Suffolk Care Provider Forum – INVITATION TO FREE TO ATTEND EVENT BEING ORGANISED B AGE UK SUFFOLK IN CONJUNCTION WITH ATTWELLS SOLICITORS  You are invited to an  event being held in association with Age UK Suffolk at Ufford Park Hotel on 25 October 2018. The event is completely free of charge. Further details and tickets […]

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CARE DEVELOPMENT EAST (formerly the Suffolk Brokerage)

To link to the Care Development East (formerly the Suffolk Brokerage) for news on training opportunities and workforce development please click on the following link:    https://caredevelopmenteast.co.uk   Home Valuable news and information on social care, training and care careers from Care Development East. Please do not reply to this email. Is this email not […]

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DIABETIC PAGE

Hypo Awareness week is taking place from 24-30 September 2018 It’s a vital national drive to raise awareness of hypoglycaemia and improve outcomes.  Organised by Olly Jelley and his team at Orange Juice Communications and sponsored by Sanofi, this is an annual campaign that raises awareness of hypoglycaemia in the UK.  Care providers can register […]

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SAICP AUTUMN NEWSLETTER 2018

SAICP AUTUMN NEWSLETTER 2018 Dear Providers I am delighted to be issuing my first newsletter since having been elected as Chair of SAICP Limited at the 2018 AGM. Hopefully you will each have been able to appreciate and enjoy some of the remarkable summer weather we have had this year but, I am mindful that […]

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2018/19 Suffolk Olympics for Care Homes

2018 Suffolk Olympics for care homes Lead: Adam Baker Strategic Lead for Physical Activity Directorate of Health, Wellbeing and Children’s Services Suffolk County Council, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, IP1 2BX 2018 Suffolk Care Home Olympics : Update  from Adam October 2018 I’m pleased to say that the Care Home Olympics is fully subscribed […]

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DOMICILIARY – update on the proposals by ACS for the replacement contract for Support to Live at Home

SUFFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL NEW DOM CONTRACT  (REPLACING SUPPORT TO LIVE AT HOME) Updated 8th October 2018 Following the engagement period between ACS, providers and other stakeholders,  the proposals for the new dom contract are being presented to SCC Cabinet on 9th October.   Details of the paper being presented can be accessed on the Suffolk […]

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HMRC’s Social Care Compliance Scheme Employer Guide September 2018…A Little Clarity…Finally!!

HMRC’s Social Care Compliance Scheme Employer Guide September 2018…A Little Clarity…Finally!! (19 September 2018) Further to HMRC’s publication yesterday of an ‘Employers Guide to the SCCS’ updating their position following the recent Court of Appeal victory for Providers we have received the following update from Attwells Solicitors who have invited us to circulate the information […]

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SAICP AGM 2018 – REPORT AND DETAILS OF THE SAICP STEERING GROUP 2018/19

REPORT ON THE SAICP AGM HELD AT IP CITY ON 20TH JUNE 2018 The Association’s AGM was held on 20th June 2018 at IP City in Ipswich and was attended by 32 members. A copy of the minutes and report from the Chair and Financial report will shortly be available along with a copy of […]

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TRAINING – Diabetic and Epilepsy Training

DIABETIC TRAINING FREE EPILEPSY AND DIABETIC TRAINING Along with Anglian Training, DUET diabetes is organising two free events in the autumn – one in Norfolk in September and the second in Suffolk in November.  I have attached a flyer and information can also be accessed via the news page on our website https://www.duetdiabetes.co.uk/news-1  These events […]

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Data Protection compliance.

      April 2018 Update on Information Governance Social Care Providers FINAL[16315] Please click on the link above to download the current status of work with NHS Digital on Information Sharing and Governance and also the following provides a link to the materials which all providers will need to become compliant with these requirements […]

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SUFFOLK CARE AWARDS 2018

2018 SUFFOLK CARE AWARDS  HOME ABOUT CATEGORIES SPONSORS 2018 WINNERS THE SUFFOLK CARE AWARDS 2018 and the winners are…….!!!!! PROMOTING DIGNITY AND RESPECT IN EVERYDAY LIFE This award has been kindly sponsored by Suffolk County Council A culture that promotes innovative and creative ways of incorporating dignity and respect into all aspects of people’s lives. […]

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FIRE SERVICE INFORMATION AND TRAINING

Following the 2017 Suffolk Care Conference we are delighted to have established a valuable link with Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service. Please find below files which contain vital information and guidance for providers relating to fire prevention in the health and social care sectors and information on training and support available. This information has been […]

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ACS – Fees for 2018/19 final offer and contracts (Feb 2018)

ACS FEES 2018/19 SAICP has received the uplift documents from ACS which you will all be receiving from contracts at Suffolk County Council for the funding for the financial year 2018/19, which we are now sending on to you all (copy attached below). Once more, we have been in discussions with ACS over the financial […]

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DAY SERVICE PROVIDER – BRAINY DOG THERAPY…..

      My name is Sophie Mayes and I am the co-ordinator of a scheme called Brainy Dogs which operates from Headway Suffolk. One aspect of our scheme involves the use of dogs to aid the rehabilitation of our clients and due to increased demand we are now looking to expand this service to […]

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SAICP Membership Application form 2018/19

The Association’s membership year runs from 1st April until 31st March. The membership fee for 2018/19 is £70 per provider outlet Please email moira@saicp.org.uk for a membership application form for 2018/19 or click on the following line to download a copy.   SAICP Limited Membership Application Form 2018 to 2019[2305843009219050104] This year we are asking […]

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INAPPROPRIATE HOSPITAL DISCHARGES AND REPORTING FORM

  Inappropriate Hospital Discharges  2014  We are still receiving the forms and sending them into the CCG.  We have also now met with the head of clinical quality at the CCG and they are finding the information very useful. There have not been so many forms in the last few months so I hope that […]

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SAICP Limited Steering Group 2018/19

The 2018/19 SAICP Limited Steering Group are as follows:  Note: Two providers requested, and it was agreed to have a shared representation on the Steering Group to ensure continued representation within the Association and at meetings in the coming year. Prema Dorai (CHAIR) Cardinal Healthcare Nursing, domiciliary and day services Alicia Wright (Joint VICE-CHAIR) Fuchsia […]

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