Useful links

RCN Guidance for Care Homes

Older people in care homes: sex, sexuality and intimate relationships

First Steps for Health Care Assistants

Become a Delirium Champion

Free training/courses

ACAS free learning

PrescQIPP care homes resources – medication in care homes

First Steps for Health Care Assistants

North Devon Hospice – Training courses

Devon County Council Provider Engagement Network

Devon County Council – tools and templates

SWAST tools & resources

Alzheimer’s Society/This is Me

New Devon CCG Infection Control

Sepsis Trust

Dignity in Care


NICE Older People in Care Homes

NICE Oral Health for people in Care Homes

NICE Pressure Ulcers: Prevention and Management

Nursing Midwifery Council Code of Conduct

Patient Safety Alerts

Office of the Public Guardian/Power of Attorney

Mental Capacity


NHS England/Enhanced Care in Care Homes

Disclosure & Barring

Care Quality Comission: Celebrating Good Care

When/what to report to CQC

British Geriatric Society

To huddle or not to huddle – your essential guide

Safer food, better business supplement for residential care homes

News item – Care home firm fined £60,000 after resident fell from hoist and died just days later


Safer food, better business supplement for residential care homes (Food Standards Agency)

CQC – Using surveillance

North Devon Hospice – Care forums


A choir in every home – Toolkit for Care Homes

Postcrossing – a project that allows you to send postcards and receive postcards back from random people around the world.

PRS music licence 


Last updated: January 25, 2018