Serious Case Reviews (SCRs)

When a child dies (including death by suicide), and abuse or neglect are known or suspected to be a factor in the death, local organisations should consider immediately whether there are other children at risk of harm who require safeguarding (e.g. siblings, other children in an institution where abuse is […]

Sexual Assault

Sexual Abuse Pathway Summary of Procedure The Kent Sexual Assault Referral Centre is Beech House: all Sexual abuse referrals should be sent here. The SARC offers care and support to men, women and children who have experienced rape or sexual assault. Professional Referral Pathways for Sexual Abuse (Children and Adult) […]

Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children (UASC)

The UASC Health website has been developed by NHS England South East, Kent CCGs, Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust, Kent County Council, and a range of partners to share learning and support health professionals working or coming into contact with Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children (UASC) On the website you will find documents, tools, clinical […]

Domiciliary Care Providers

Domiciliary care providers in East Kent are commissioned by Kent County Council (KCC).  For further details, including a full list of providers by area, please see the KCC webpage for home care services . Domiciliary care staff are able to access education and training aimed at care homes, subject to spaces […]


Care Home Support Line For details of advice and guidance, please see the Care Home Support Line Flyer . Care Homes Team (KCHFT) Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust, Unit J – First Floor – Concept Court, Shearway Business Park, Folkestone, Kent,  CT19 4RG Tel:  01303 769010 | E-mail: . Care Home Liaison Clinicians […]

Staff Development

 Education Training SessionsEnhanced Learning and DevelopmentCare CertificateEducation Training Session SKC Care Homes Education Programme Flyer 2019 Care Home Education Programme 2019 – Safeguarding Adults Advance Care Planning Programme Advance Care Planning Programme There are 9 Modules that can be undertaken and include: Learning Disabilities Children and Young People Residential Care Settings . […]

Care Home Schemes

Red Bag Scheme Please find below the Red Bag Scheme documentation for Red Bag wallets: IPC Red Bag Instructions Older Person Assessment Form (blank copy) Older Person Assessment Form (case study) Red Bag SBAR Escalation Record (blank copy) Red Bag SBAR Escalation Record (case study) Red Bag Handover Checklist (into […]

Care Home Resources

 General InfoBelow you will find some useful resources for Care Homes, broken down by specialty / area: . Dementia . EHE Environmental Assessment Tool  Is your care home dementia friendly? EME Environment Assessment Tool is now available to check . Dementia Framework  The Dementia Competency Framework builds on the more generic National Dementia […]

GP IT Newsletter – July 2019

What is it: GP IT Newsletter – July 2019 Of interest to: Practice Managers Summary: Please find below the latest GP IT newsletter from NEL CSU. Topics include:  National data opt out newsletter; e-referrals bulletin; NHSmail bulletin; SNOMED update; Data Security Protection toolkit update; iPLATO introducing medical records access to […]

Primary Care Services Access Review

What is it: Primary Care Services Access Review Event Where is it: Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, Bloomsbury, London, WC1H 0HX When is it: Tuesday 20 August 2019 | 10.00 – 16:00 Of interest to: All staff Summary: Please see below the communication from the Improving Access to […]