Weekly Communication- Week Commencing 1st April 2024

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 Window Opens Monday 8 April 2024


The April 2024 ASC Provider Data Collection window opens in Capacity Tracker on Monday 8th April and closes on Monday 15th April 23.59


Provider Training Sessions are available here

Ensure you have more than one user to update the system

Support Centre team are available to provide help by calling 0191 691 3729 (Mon-Fri 8am-5pm (excl bank holidays) or by email necsu.capacitytracker@nhs.net

Safeguarding Adults Board Communication


Enhanced safeguarding threshold document training – Book your FREE space now!

North Lincolnshire Safeguarding Adults Board are offering further sessions to raise awareness about the enhanced safeguarding threshold document. The training will take place via MS Teams and will last around 30 minutes.

The training is for anyone who works with adults with care and support needs, in any setting. Please note that this training is suitable for people who are based in North Lincolnshire – other local authorities may have different guidance on safeguarding thresholds.

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.

Please note, these online sessions will not differ from the ones held previously, so if you attended one of the sessions in the past, there is no need to book again (unless a refresher is needed).

The dates available are:

  • Thursday 18th April 2024, 9:30am-10am, MS Teams
  • Monday 22nd April 2024, 4pm-4:30pm, MS Teams
  • Friday 26th April 2024, 2pm-2:30pm, MS Teams
Training resources will be shared with all participants for wider dissemination among their teams/organisations. Following the training, participants will be asked to complete a short evaluation form – this will be sent to you at a later date.
To book your FREE space, 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:
If you have any queries, please contact SafeguardingAdultsBoard@northlincs.gov.uk,

Age Well – Live Well – FREE Online event by ADASS

The next Age Well – Live Well Network meeting will take place on Wednesday 24th April 2024, 2pm-4pm, via MS Teams, and will focus on ageism.
The session is being led by the Centre for Ageing Better and will cover why we need to think about ageism, and practical suggestions of how to tackle it. The session will include presentations and discussion in breakout groups.
Please share the invitation with others you think would be interested to join, particularly with equality, diversity and inclusion colleagues, HR colleagues, and with third sector organisations working with older adults.
To find out more about this online event and to book your FREE space, please visit: Y&H ~ Age Well – Live Well (leeds.gov.uk)

Mental health crisis: research to improve care – FREE webinar by NIHR

National Institute for Health and Care Research is hosting a webinar about their research into adult mental health crises. During the webinar, speakers will present evidence about crisis care and discuss how this could be improved. Presentations will be followed by a Q&A session, giving attendees a unique chance to quiz the speakers on how this research could inform your practice.
The webinar will cover:
  • What makes community crisis care successful
  • How acute day units might help adults experiencing a mental health crisis
  • How a peer-support programme could help people avoid relapse to crisis care
The webinar is taking place on Monday 13th May 2024, at 1pm.
For more information about this webinar and to book your FREE space, please visit: Webinar Registration – Zoom

Guidance for responding to blind or partially sighted victim/survivors of domestic abuse – FREE webinars by SafeLives

SafeLives are hosting two webinars to help guide how you can effectively respond to victims/survivors of domestic abuse who are blind or partially sighted.
This best practice guidance has been co-created with experts by experience, with an aim to improve the services and safety of other victims/survivors of domestic abuse. This launch will include information on how domestic abuse may present differently for those with a visual impairment, as well as the ways in which professionals can work to reduce the barriers faced when victims/survivors are accessing support.
The webinars are taking place on Wednesday 24th April 2024, 9:30am-10:30am and Friday 26th April 2024, 12pm-1pm.
For more information about the webinars and to book your FREE space, please visit: @SafeLivesWebinar | Linktree

Share and learn – FREE online sessions for unpaid carers by Carers UK

Carers UK are hosting a number of online sessions for unpaid carers, focused on wellbeing activities and useful carer information.
There are a number of sessions taking place this April and May, and new sessions are added every week. There is something for everyone!
For more information about the online sessions and to book your FREE space, please visit: Share and Learn | Carers UK
For more useful information and resources about safeguarding adults, please visit the NLSAB website www.northlincssab.co.uk

Many Thanks

Performance Support Officer
Provider Development Team