Weekly communication – Week commencing 11/09/23

Dear Colleagues,
Please see your weekly overview update on behalf of the Director of Adult and Community Wellbeing (DASS) and Director of Public Health (DPH).
NHS Capacity Tracker – Mandatory Window closes tomorrow 11.59 pm (14/09/2023)
Please can we remind providers to complete the mandatory sections on the NHS Tracker each month.  The window for completion of the mandatory questions is between 8th   of the month and 14th of the month (or next working day).  For September 2023 the Mandatory Window closes tomorrow (Thursday, 14/09/2023) at 11:59 pm.
Please see information below, this includes information around failure to comply.
Guidance for adult social care providers on how to comply with the information provisions of the Health and Care Act 2022, and how they will be enforced.


Falls Prevention Week 18/09/2023 to 24/09/2023

Falls Awareness week 2023 begins the week commencing the 18th of September with the overarching theme being ‘Awareness into Action’.

A regional conference is being developed by NHS England and partners to provide an opportunity to highlight work and innovations around falls and frailty.

The conference will be delivered online on the 19th September 2023.

The link to register is North East and Yorkshire Falls and Frailty Conference 2023 Tickets, Tue 19 Sep 2023 at 09:30 | Eventbrite and this page now includes the programme for the day.

CQC Webinar 20/09/2023

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Webinar: Introducing quality statements and evidence categories

Hear more about quality statements and evidence categories, and the role they play in our new regulatory approach.

Join our next webinar on Wednesday 20 September from 9-10am


Our upcoming webinar will focus on quality statements and evidence categories.

We’ll talk through where these two elements fit in the wider new regulatory approach and what guidance is available to help you understand them.

We’ll focus on example quality statements to explore how we’ll use evidence categories to identify specific sources of evidence to use in our assessments. Alongside the full provider guidance publishing in September, this webinar will give you the information you need to understand the evidence we’ll use to assess each of our new quality statements.

This one-hour webinar will be an opportunity for providers and professionals who work in health and social care services, organisations who represent them and other stakeholders to hear the latest updates about our new regulatory approach.

The webinar will be led by Dave James, Head of Policy – Adult Social Care and Amanda Hutchinson, Head of Regulatory Change. It will take place on Wednesday 20 September, from 9-10am.

There will be a presentation and time to answer your questions from our live chat.

Registering your place

Click ‘reserve a spot’ on this Eventbrite page and fill out the registration form. Registrations will close at 8am on Wednesday 20 September. We will not be able to accept new registrations after this time.

Sign up today

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UK Care Week – Webinar 28/09/2023
Terryberry Webinar

In today’s competitive job market, retaining and attracting talent while addressing the challenges posed by the cost-of-living crisis has become paramount. Recognising the need to create an attractive proposition for both potential and current employees, we invite you to join us for an insightful webinar on a topic of utmost relevance.

How to help support, retain and engage the care sector workforce during the cost-of-living crisis

Date & Time: Sep 28, 2023, 11:00 AM BST

In this 45-minute webinar, Terryberry’s Senior Strategic Account Director, Ross Meadows, with over 8 years of specialist experience in the field, will provide invaluable insights and strategies on how to address the challenges brought by the cost-of-living crisis and create a supportive workplace culture within the Care Sector.

We believe that the knowledge shared during this webinar will equip you with the tools and strategies needed to navigate these challenges effectively, ensuring the well-being and engagement of your workforce.

To reserve your spot for this informative session, follow the registration link below:

Register Free

We look forward to your participation and hope you’ll join us in this valuable discussion on employee engagement and support during these challenging times.

Best wishes,

The UK Care Week Digital Team
Thursday 28th September 2023 1100AM (BST) ONLINE

COVID Booster & Flu Vaccination Programme


COVID Booster & Flu Vaccination Programme

Dear Providers,

We are aware that this Autumn’s COVID Booster and Flu vaccination programme has commenced. Further to the comms issued last week, these fields will be available in Capacity Tracker as part of the next system release on the 20th September. This will be the earliest you can report any of this year’s Autumn COVID Boosters.

Please DO NOT utilise the existing COVID Spring Booster field to record the Autumn Data as this field will be removed and data archived as part of the system release.

Kind regards,DHSC

DoLS Signatories Training – 28/11/2023
There are 7 places available on the upcoming DoLS Signatories Training on 28/11/23. The training will be delivered via Zoom, 9am-4:30pm by Edge Training & Consultancy. 
It will be £42pp for attendance.
Some of the Learning Outcomes are below:
  • Explore how recent case law affects the role of the signatory and consider its application in practice
  • Consider what evidence and information DoLS assessors should present for signatories in the completed forms
  • Understand the responsibilities of the Supervisory Body in relation to DoLS
  • Explain the statutory basis and functions of a signatory
Please contact adultstraining@northlincs.gov.uk to book a place.

Safeguarding Adults Board Communication

Enhanced Safeguarding Threshold Document Training

The North Lincolnshire Safeguarding Adults Board are offering three 30 – minute online training sessions to raise awareness about the enhanced safeguarding threshold document.

The training is for any practitioner who works with adults with care and support needs, in any setting.

At the end of the training, participants will have an increased understanding of what is reportable and what is not reportable to the Safeguarding Adults Team. This will ensure a consistent approach across our partnerships and local organisations.

Training resources will be shared with all participants for wider dissemination among their teams / organisations.

The dates available are:

Tuesday 3rd October 2023, 1pm – 1:30pm, via MS Teams.
Thursday 5th October 2023, 9:30am – 10am, via MS Teams.
Monday 9th October 2023, 4pm – 4:30pm, via MS Teams.
To book your FREE place, please complete our training booking form which can be accessed via the link below:


Alternatively, you can book your space by scanning the QR code:

Following the training, participants will be asked to complete a short evaluation form – this will be sent to you at a later date.

If you have any queries, please contact SafeguardingAdultsBoard@northlincs.gov.uk, orMartyna.Kluska@northlincs.gov.uk


Fraud and Cybercrime Awareness Training

The North Lincolnshire Safeguarding Adults Board are partnering up with the Voluntary Action North Lincolnshire (VANL) and the Fraud Watch project to deliver a number of face – to – face and online fraud and cybercrime awareness training sessions.

The aim of the training is for attendees to develop an understanding of the consequences of fraud and cybercrime. The objectives of the training are to identify the types of fraud and cybercrime, and to identify the signs of fraud and cybercrime victims.

The training sessions will be delivered face – to – face and via MS Teams. Face – to – face sessions will last 1 hour and outline the subject areas in more detail. Online sessions will last 30 minutes and provide a brief overview of the subject areas.

Training resources will be shared with all participants for wider dissemination among their teams / organisations.

Training dates and times:

Face – to – face sessions will take place on Friday 3rdNovember 2023, at Church Square House, Scunthorpe, DN15 6NL.

  • Session 1: 9:30am – 10:30am.

  • Session 2: 11am – 12pm.

  • Session 3: 1pm – 2pm.

  • Session 4: 2:30pm – 3:30pm.

Online sessions (MS Teams) will be held on Tuesday 7thNovember 2023.

Times available:

  • Session 5: 10am – 10:30am.

  • Session 6: 10:45am – 11:15am.

  • Session 7: 11:30am – 12pm.

  • Session 8: 1pm – 1:30pm.

  • Session 9: 1:45pm – 2:15pm.

  • Session 10: 2:30pm – 3pm.

  • Session 11: 3:15pm – 3:45pm.

To book your FREE place, please complete our training booking form which can be accessed via the link below:

Alternatively, you can book your space by scanning the QR code: