Weekly Communication – Week Commencing 8th 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)

Reminder NHS Capacity Tracker Window Open until Monday 15 April 2024 at 23:59

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 sessionsto 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,

Who’s counting? The implication of data collection in understanding the abuse of older people – FREE webinar by Hourglass

Hourglass are hosting a webinar focused on data collection in relation to experiences of abuse in older people, which is taking place on Thursday 30th May 2024, 10am-11:30am.
This webinar seeks to explore the issues of data capture and analysis, models of good practice, and future developments.
For more information about this webinar and to book your FREE space, please visit: Who’s counting? Data collection and the abuse of older people. Tickets, Thu 30 May 2024 at 10:00 | Eventbrite

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2024 – FREE webinar by Hourglass 

To mark this year’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Hourglass are hosting a webinar on Thursday 13th June 2024, 10am-11:30am.
During the webinar, Hourglass will launch a new campaign to continue to raise awareness of abuse of older people, including the 2.6 million victims/survivors in the UK each year, and seek to garner to support to end the abuse, harm, neglect, and exploitation of all older people.
For more information about this webinar and to book your FREE space, please visit: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2024 Tickets, Thu 13 Jun 2024 at 10:00 | Eventbrite

Developing a plan for housing older adults – FREE webinar by SCIE

SCIE are hosting a webinar on Monday 29th April 2024, 2pm-3:30pm, where they will present two interconnected resources aimed at supporting local areas to develop their strategy and business case for housing for older adults.
The first resource focuses on key learning from a pilot study of a ‘Serious game’ called Hopetown –  a novel tool for bringing people together to develop a shared vision for housing for older people that supports age friendly communities.
The second resources is a toolkit, specifically designed to support local areas in creating a business case for housing for older people.
To find out more about the webinar and to book your FREE space, please visit: Webinar Registration – Zoom
To access the pilot study ‘Serious game,’ please visit: A-serious-game-for-older-peoples-housing.pdf (scie.org.uk)
To access the toolkit, please visit: Introduction, vision, and co-production (scie.org.uk)

National Mental Capacity Forum – FREE webinar

National Mental Capacity Forum are launching a new series of webinars, produced in collaboration with the Autonomy Project at the University of Essex.
The first webinar in the new series will take place on Thursday 11th April 2024, 12pm-1pm. The focus will be on the challenges of applying the MCA/DoLS framework in the absence of the Liberty Protection Safeguard (LPS).
For more information about this webinar and to book your FREE space, please visit: National Mental Capacity Forum – SCIE

Improving discharge pathway 3 national webinar – FREE webinar by BCF

The Better Care Fund are hosting a webinar on Thursday 25th April 2024, 10:30am-12pm, aimed at all health and social care staff involved in pathway 3 discharges.
This webinar will comprise presentations from national policy teams highlighting existing guidance, as well as local systems sharing their good practice and challenges. There will be opportunities to ask questions and discuss key issues and solutions.
Key topics covered will include the importance of care transfer hubs in the pathway decision-making process, and oversight of pathway 3 discharges until long-term arrangements are in place.
For more information about the webinar and to book your FREE space, please visit: BCF – Improving discharge pathway 3 national webinar | NHS England Events

FREE suicide prevention training for community based sectors

HEY Mind are hosting bitesize suicide prevention training sessions designed for barbers, tattooists, hairdressers, cafe/restaurant staff, fitness instructors, bar staff, beauty therapists, nail technicians, and similar professions.
The sessions include expert content, impactful videos, and practical discussions tailored to diverse work settings. Overcoming common barriers like uncertainty and dealing with a positive response, the course boosts participants’ confidence in using these skills at work and in their communities.
Upon completion, participants receive a certificate, informative materials, support contacts, business cards, a poster, and a window sticker.
There are two sessions on offer:
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