Bradford Care Association

 •  The BCA represents your interests in
     negotiations with the Local Authority and
     the Clinical Commissioning Groups for fee
     increases for your publicly funded
     Service Users.

 •  The BCA keeps members up to date with
     best practice guidance, training
     opportunities, changes of requirements
     by CCG’s, CQC, Local Authorities and
     more.

 •  The BCA works hard to keep positive
     relationships with colleagues in the
     Statutory Sectors by being honest and
     trustworthy.

 •  The BCA arranges local meetings and
     invites Providers to network with other
     Independent Sector members.

 •  BCA, in partnership with Skills for Care
     facilitate a quarterly registered managers
     forum.

 •  The BCA has implemented a “Buddying Up
     System” for members to take up issues
     where members need help and support
     to improve standards, for example,
     attaining “Outstanding” with CQC.

 •  The BCA arranges Guest Speakers/
     Companies which have been vetted by
     the BCA Committee to assist members in
     the most effective ways of raising
     standards within the Care sector.

 •  The BCA strives constantly at a national
     level to make Government and policy
     makers aware of the key factors which
     will help or hinder Care Providers meeting
     their Service User’s needs. The BCA is
     made up of people with practical
     experience in the delivery of care, our
     views are grounded in what is or is not
     feasible.

 

The BCA Presentation for the Bradford Council Launch Event for Successful Providers joining the Residential and Nursing Integrated Care Framework.

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Association news

Bradford Care Association members include Residential Homes, Nursing Homes and Domiciliary Care Providers. Our aim is simple: to promote the very best quality
care in the Bradford District.

Giving Care Providers one voice on a national and regional level.

Introducing the Buddy Help Group

Sign up for the Buddy Help Group. If your home has a poor inspection report, need to know what audits you need to do -  you can tap into the buddy group and get help and advice from other home managers who have agreed to offer help.

For further information use the contact page here to request further information about the Buddy Help Group.

Working together we can improve care across the district, by helping each other.

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BCA Member workshops

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To book a place on any workshops, please email admin@bradfordcareassociation.org

 Campaigning for High Standards IN Care

social care advice line

The social care team at Hempsons is well placed to assist with a wide range of legal issues including areas such as CQC inspections and CQC reports, employment issues, local authority safeguarding alerts and disputes with local authorities.

Hempsons’ social care advice line offers up to 15 minutes of valuable preliminary advice on a range of issues social care providers face including:

  •     Regulatory expertise
  •     Health and safety
  •     Employment and HR law
  •     Real estate
  •     Corporate and commercial
  •     Dispute resolution

Social Care Legal Advice Line - www.hempsons.co.uk/social-care-advice-line/

To access the Advice Line simply call 01423 724056 quoting ‘social care advice line’ or email socialcare@hempsons.co.uk

how to be rated 'outstanding'

If you work hard at providing a high quality health or care service, positive feedback is affirming that you’re on the right lines, as well as being recognition of all your efforts. Positive feedback is motivating and encourages you to be the best carer, manager or company owner that you can be. Direct feedback from your customers is essential information that enables you to make a judgement about your own performance.

If feedback from your customers is positive,

you would also want positive recognition from the CQC.  If you believe you are providing a high quality care service, it becomes your job to describe and evidence how you know you are achieving this. The CQC provide lots of helpful material to guide providers  on what a high quality service looks like and  how we can deliver  a service that is high performing in line with the five key lines of enquiry (KLOEs) Safe, Effective, aring, Responsive and Well Led*.

Read the full article here >>>

if providers require any further copies please contact us on 01422 357792

The 2019 edition of the
Care & Support Bradford directory is now being distributed

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