Weekly Communication – Week commencing 5th February 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)

SPA and Community Urgent Response – Tel: 03033306602

Don’t forget to use SPA for access to the North Lincs Unscheduled Care Team who can provide an urgent response to people in their homes which helps to avoid hospital admissions. SPA can arrange an assessment for adults with complex health needs following referral from a healthcare professional or care home staff member, and/or through 111 service during out of hours and weekends including public holidays, who urgently need care by enabling fast access to a range of healthcare professionals within 2 hours. This includes access to Unscheduled Care practitioners, physiotherapy and occupational therapy, medication prescribing and reviews, and help with staying well within their usual place of residence.

Workforce Development Team – Deadline 29 February 2024

To make a claim from the Workforce Development Fund (WDF) you need to sign up by completing and returning your declaration form by 29 February 2024,
Brief overview:
The application process To claim WDF direct from Skills for Care you must complete a WDF direct access declaration form and submit it to the email address specified on the form. Declaration forms must be submitted by 29 February 2024, any received after this date will not be accepted.
How do I comply with the ASC-WDS requirements?
For a workplace to meet the ASC-WDS requirements for the Workforce Development Fund in 2023-24, the following three things must be completed:
 1. A workplace which has completed an ASC-WDS workplace record before 1 April 2023 must fully update its workplace data.
 2. The workplace must fully complete individual ASC-WDS staff records for all workers with a minimum of 90% of the data completed.
 3. Individual staff records completed before 1 April 2023 which are included in the 90% calculation must be both fully completed and updated..
It is important to note that all of the courses in the WDF list of qualifications and learning will be funded during the 2023-24 financial year.
Workforce Development Fund 2023-24 Funded qualifications and learning

Wellness Partnership Meeting – 06 March 2024

6 March 2024

2:00 – 4:00pm at The Health Place Brigg

For more details please contact: joanne.etherington@nhs.net


All welcome to attend.

Safeguarding Adults Board Communication

New ‘Domestic homicide timeline’ training – Professor Jane Monkton-Smith
The homicide timeline tracks escalating patterns of risk within coercively controlling and stalking relationships. It’s the first timeline to track homicide in domestic contexts and was based on research into almost 400 homicides.
The training consists of a deep dive into the homicide timeline, extensive discussion and analysis of case studies, and offers delegates the opportunity to ask questions or even discuss their own cases.
Professor Jane Monkton-Smith will be delivering the above training on Wednesday 12th June 2024, 9:30am-4:30pm, at Glanford Park, Scunthorpe. Lunch will be provided.
If you wish to attend this training, please complete and return the attached booking form to mars@northlincs.gov.uk

Many Thanks

Performance Support Officer
Provider Development Team