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.
National Chair Annual Report 2015
National Learning and Development Forum 2015.
Highlight topics, more information and how to reserve your place Here>>
We are pleased to announce that our 2015 Forum Chair is confirmed as Clare Pelham, Chairman of VODG – Voluntary Organisations Disability Groups and Chief Executive of Leonard Cheshire Disability,—
Attend the UK’s only Forum dedicated to everyone with a responsibility for Health and safety in Social care.
Safety Information Portal.
Two new Briefing Notes have now been issued for Members.
“Running a Minibus” and “Electricity” – What do I have to do?
Revised is “Occupational Stress” - What do I have to do?
We would welcome people who have had experience of our health and social care system in order to determine the support for these proposals and if they can be improved.” – See more at:
Written views on the subject ends 5th August 2105
Heatwave Plan for England.
The Heatwave Plan for England is intended to protect the population from heat-related harm to health. Document here>>
Memorandum of Understanding between the Care Quality Commission, the Health and Safety Executive and Local Authorities in England.
Busting myths about CQC’s power of enforcement.
If you’re not clear about the CQC’s new powers and the regulatory action they take, you can find answers to some common questions.
WHAT IS THE SOCIAL CARE PARTNERS FORUM (SCPF)?
The SCPF exists to promote consistency, proportionality and an integrated approach to health and safety with quality of care which extends to both service users and staff.
The aim is to give well-informed and authoritative answers to questions about ‘what social care providers are expected to do’ that will satisfy providers, regulators & commissioners.
e-News issue 53 (July 2015) now available for members.
The latest issue of the e-News for members is available under News