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Webinar Recordings

DCHC hold monthly webinars to share best practice and you can view recordings of these below. Details of our upcoming webinars can be found on our events page.

4th July 2023: Registered Managers' Network

This was an in person session held at Eden House, Dawlish. 

DCHC Director, Geoffrey Cox, gave a talk on Safeguarding and Isaac Theophilos, Provider and Author, talked about Artificial Intelligence in Social Care.

Handout: Learning from Safeguarding Adults Reviews

2nd May 2023: Registered Managers' Network

Colin Barnard from Devon and Somerset Fire service talked about inspections and new legislation. Martin from Decarbonise Devon discussed the best ways to improve energy efficiency in care homes and Brendan Hannon, Operations Manager from CQC, answered questions and addressed any current concerns.

Decarbonise Devon presentation slides

6th July 2022: Registered Managers' Network

This session we were joined by David Rainbow from DCC QAIT and Sarah Ogilvie from HAS to answer any questions on outbreaks and current guidance. Dan Lloyd joined us too from DHSC, so it was a good chance to escalate any concerns.

We were also delighted to welcome Professor Charlie Foster from the University of Bristol. Charlie is the Chair of the expert panel for the Chief Medical Officer Physical Activity Guidelines. He brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm about healthy ageing and growing old with strength and activity.

OA PA guidelines CF

DCHC’s Lorna Turner gave a talk on sustainability and Skills for Care’s Jill Croskell discussed the Workforce Development Fund.

Workforce Development fund and ASC-WDS Devon RMN

29th June 2022: Energy and Sustainability Session

16th March 2022: Registered Managers' Meeting

This month, we had Digital Health Devon talking about the use of smart technology. Alfie Jones discussed marketing for care homes and Clare Diffey gave a talk on the Capacity Tracker. Plus, we had Dave Rainbow, Sara Ougilvie and UKHSA provide all the latest COVID, influenza and norovirus

18th August 2021: LAMP Testing and Sponsorship.

19th May 2021: Includes representatives from DHSC. Includes a discussion on testing, visiting and PPE.

21st April 2021: Discussion on the latest PPE guidance and visiting, as well as a presentation from Lucy Bull on physical activity guidelines for older adults.

17th March 2021: An introduction to the Data Security and Protection Toolkit by Richard Jackson (ClearComm) and a discussion with Dr Lucy Pollock, author and geriatrician.

17th Feb 2021: Sharing Best Practice with representatives from DHSC

20th Jan 2021: LFD and Vaccination Discussion

12th January 2021: Preparing to Vaccinate Your Care


11th December: Vaccine Special for frontline care staff

7th December 2020: Vaccine Special #2

3rd December 2020: Vaccine Special #1

18th November 2020: IPC Tips and Tricks

21st October 2020: Spending the Infection Control Grant

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