Striving to promote excellence of safety and health in care services.
Our website is here to help you with health & safety matters in the care sector.
If you have a question or need advice, start by taking a look at our documents or if a member, use our discussion forum.
Find guidance and information on topics such as Fire Safety, Restraint, Manual Handling, Scalding, First-Aid, Risk Assessment, Care Plans and much more.
Look at details of our dedicated events you can attend to network with colleagues in the care sector helping raise the profile of health and safety If not a member, join today, and be part of our growing UK membership.
Date: 15th April 2014.
Venue: The Stirling Highland Hotel, Stirling.
Title: ‘Enable them – empower them – Its your call’.
Programme,Booking form and directions here>>>
All speakers now confirmed
Don’t leave it to the last Minute Book now.
*** Members have free places for this event subject to Member grade.
*** Non Members are welcome as delegates for a small charge.
*** Become an Individual Member today and attend the seminar for free.
NASHiCS Safety in Care Awards 2014
In this our 10th Anniversary year and several successful years of awards under our belt we are pleased to announce that this years awards are now open with an added category.
Do you know someone whose dedication deserves recognition?
Nominate them now for a Safety in Care Award.
These awards are open to everyone; Members and non Members who work in the social care sector.
For full details of the awards, a copy of the criteria and nomination form which can be can be downloaded or if you require a hard copy, Click here>>
All Members of the Association will automatically receive a hard copy in the post.
Social Care Partners Forum.
The latest meeting of the Forum was held on Thursday February 27th at the RCN offices in London.
Details of that agenda can be found on the Events tab/committees.
Representatives from many of those involved with Social Care were in attendance.
Chris Jackson our National Chair represented NASHiCS.
Meeting are held three times per year.
Of the three task & finish groups Chris Jackson became Chair of the Sensible Management of Risk. The other groups cover Mapping & Commissioning aspects.
Future meeting dates for this Forum will be found in Events tab /Committees.
Interactive CD – Management of legionella in Hot and Cold Water Systems – Care Homes.
If any Member or Non member would like a complimentary copy of this excellent interactive CD please order on-line only. A charge of £2.50 will be required to cover the postage and packing. Regret unable to provide invoices for this item.
e-News issue 38 available for members
The latest issue of the e-News for members is available under News
Briefing Note Published for Members
The Briefing Note Winter Gritting ‘What do I need to do?‘ is now available under the Safety Information Portal.