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St Helens Domiciliary, Nursing & Residential Home Care Provider Workforce Development Forum

Draft Agenda


Welcome & Introductions

  •  Workforce Development Update Joh Ellis Sheldon Workforce Development Officer St Helens Council
  •  Learning and Development Update St Helens Council Julie Aspinal St Helens Council Training & Development Officer.
  •  Dementia & Butterfly Model. Andrew Waugh Manager Kershaw Day Support Centre for Older People (Day Care Service)  The Butterfly Model is a person centred approach to dementia. Focusing on the person and the importance of relationships. The key purpose is to create a community of people - relatives , friends and visitors, alongside people living and working in the home, all sharing and gaining from their lives together. Andrew Waugh will share with you their journey and the ever increasing benefits of implementing this at Kershaw Day Centre.  


  • How to maximise the Workforce Development Funding available from 
     Skills for Care.  Mikaela Williams Brown Operational Director for Liverpool Social Care Partnership  will explain what her company can offer and how you can claim funding

The Workforce Development Fund (WDF) is funding from the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)disseminated by Skills for Care. It supports the provision of high quality care and the continuing professionaldevelopment (CPD) of staff across the adult social care sector by providing a contribution towards the costs ofvocational learning. The fund allows you to claim back money towards the costs of workers completing a broadrange of adult social care qualifications and learning programmes and training within your own organisation.


This course dated 03/07/2019 - 03/07/2019 has now ended.

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