Interesting interview with Sir David Behan - looking back on how the CQC has changed since he took over
This report is excellent and says so much that we in NESCHA have been saying for so long - why cant older people be treated consistently across the country with the best practice that so many workers and organisations can provide?
A great resource that has been co-produced and in a wider partnership including Trusts in the NE
Recently published and received by NESCHA as we are now Members of VONNE
Our Conference on 6th March was a great success attended by some 90 people.
Ruby Marshall retires as our Chair
Louise Morris becomes the Learning and Development Professional of the Year for her work leading CHAPs for Four Seasons Health Care.
Summary of key feedback and links
Very interesting website with some challenging views about the NHS
A very successful Forum with greatfeedback
*What was your key learning from this event?
Working together and good practice
Sharing great practice. Different ideas and suggestions
Very positive from TECS and 4 Seasons
IT Advances x 3. How to use modern technology
Devts in shared info across health and care via new technology
Blue Box – why doesn’t every home have one?
*Please highlight any particularly helpful points
CHAPS info. Gaining knowledge from other areas
Everything useful. Listening to others gaining knowledge. Carrying on good care. Blue Box and CHAPS new to me.
Nicola Hopkins a brilliant speaker x2
Rethinking skill mix and best use of staff in care homes the way forward.
Interesting talks and good ideas to take back.
About NESCHA and the CHAPS programme.
Useful to understand what’s happening in the region.
*Do you think NESCHA can play a useful part in the region and if yes or no please state why briefly?
Great to share practice information x3
NESCHA can listen and learn from others and influence the world of care and health. Passing info on care that we have learned.
Influence. Yes – shared knowledge and expertise x 4
Yes – most definitely – forward thinking group – comfortable in what they do and hope to achieve.
Yes – useful to share ideas regionally.
Nice to hear voluntary people contributing to make a difference.
CQC has just produced a new public engagement strategy for 2017- 2021
We had great feedback form this event and here are the presentations that many requested
Are our voices being heard about Sustainability Transformation Plans? So says the Patients Association and we think no!
We are very pleased to have sent our first newsletter - its electronic - we have all moved on from the picture - but we can send a paper version too.
NHS bite size guides to patient insight just published
Participation, or co-production, are important parts of every health and social care organisation - but how many people are engaged in these processes?
This exciting new programme is free but apply for places by Friday 11th August
A very successful event with great speakers and interactions on this vital topic. Julie Stevens, Strategic Planning Manager South Tees CCG started us off, followed by Claire Moore, Domestic Violence Operational Co-ordinator, Middlesbrough and then Rachel Mawer, Commissioning Manager, Middlesbrough.
York University has produced an excellent resource to help older people and relatives find information about social care in later life. It's got a couple of interesting short films and information for downloading. Visit gettinginformed.net.
Great news for all in NESCHA. An Awards for All Big Lottery bid has been successful so our new project( building on our conference) starts this month. It's called 'Well Being - it's in our hands'.
If you have issues in social care, health or participation that you would like to discuss please call us.