This section provides links to guidance, other information and national organisations who provide services and support to provider services.

Guidance Reports and Information

Beat the Heat: Keep Residents Safe and Well (Public Health England)

Care providers: Improvement support (SCIE)

Recognising and Preventing Delirium: A Quick Guide for Care Home Managers (SCIE)

Delivering High Quality End of Life Care for People who have a Learning Disability (PCPLD Network and NHS)

Equally outstanding: Equality and human rights – good practice resource (CQC)

Guidance for providers (CQC)

Home care: Delivering personal care and practical support to older people living in their own homes (NICE)

Managing medicines in care homes (NICE)

Moving between hospital and home, including care homes: A quick guide for registered managers of care homes and home care (SCIE)

Older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions (NICE)

Recognising and preventing delirium (NICE)

Support with CQC inspections and ratings (SCIE)

Transition between inpatient hospital settings and community or care home settings for adults with social care needs (NICE)

Transition between inpatient mental health settings and community or care home settings (NICE)

Transition from children’s to adults’ services for young people using health or social care services (NICE)

Information for Adults and Carers

Marie Curie Easy Read Booklets – available for different care and support issues

Organisations

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

National Care Forum

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Skills for Care

Skills for Health

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)

United Kingdom Home Care Association