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Environmental Sustainability in Care Homes

Wed, 5 Jun 2024

Virtual, Online

Environmental sustainability is a new requirement place upon social care providers by the Single Assessment Framework. The CQC say that this quality statement will not be reviewed at the first assessment under the new framework. Nevertheless, social care provider must embrace environmental sustainability and embed it into their governance systems now. This is also a requirement under many local authority contracts in the social value section of the service specification. Environmental sustainability is more than recycling waste although that is a vital element. It requires a review of all of the services processes to lasses the impact on the environment and taking steps to reduce this.

This course will explore the Single Assessment Framework – quality statement for the WELL LED key question – Environmental sustainability. We will look at the background to this quality statement. We will also look how care providers can clearly evidence that they have embedded environmental sustainability into their everyday practice and governance processes.

This masterclass has been designed to explore all of these issues and provide tips and tools to embed environmental sustainability into practice. We will explore what environmental sustainability is, how to determine your carbon footprint, developing a carbon reduction plan, the evidence that the CQC may require and how to provide training for your staff team on this area of compliance.

This masterclass will enable you to:

  • Explore the background to this quality statement

  • Discuss what the quality statement requires

  • Identify the elements of your carbon footprint

  • Learn how to calculate your carbon footprint

  • Develop a carbon reduction plan

  • Explore the contents of staff training on environmental sustainability and their role in this.

Who should attend: CQC registered social care services, Nominated Individuals, Registered Managers, Care Providers, Deputy Managers, Clinical Leads and Senior Staff

Facilitated by:

Mr Tim Dallinger

Ex-care Provider, Trainer, Consultant, Conference Speaker, Author
Social Care Consultants Ltd

In-house Training

This course can be held at your organisation for up 25 delegates, we can tailor the content to suit your organisation and CPD needs of your staff. Led by experienced and highly rated trainers, in-house training works out cost-effective for groups and saves travel time.

Enquire
Contact katym@hc-uk.org.uk with your requirements for further information and a quote.

In-house Training

Fee Options

Virtual Training

£195.00

(£234.00)

(Prices in brackets include VAT)

Discounts

Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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