Welcome to NASHiCS

 


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.

Chris Jackson, National Chair
See the NASHiCS   Video                National Chair Annual Report 2018


Event for 2019
Forum for Safety and Health in Care Services

Date: Wednesday 15th May 2019
Venue: Hallmark Hotel,  Llyndir Hall, Llyndir Lane, Rossett, Chester. LL12 0AY
Times: 8:30am registration. Commence 9am – 4:00pm approx.
Forum includes: Delegate pack & list, AM & PM refreshments, Buffet lunch, Speaker presentations & attendance certificate.
Programme:  TBA
Bookings will open shortly.

AGM for members will follow at the end of this event


Event for 2019

National Health & Safety Conference for Social Care.

Date: Wednesday 11th & Thursday 12th September 2019
Venue: Hellidon Lakes, Golf and Spa Hotel. Northamptonshire
Times: Wednesday 11th September 4:00pm registration – ends 10:00pm.                     Thursday 12th September  8:00am registration  – ends 4:00pm.
Main Seminar 11th & 12th September includes: Exhibition viewing, Delegate pack & list, AM & PM refreshments, lunch-12th, Speaker presentations & attendance certificate.
11th September: Safety in Care Awards presentation.
Programme: TBA
Bookings will open shortly.


Driving improvement report from CQC.
Case Studies from Nine Adult Care Services.

A collection of case studies that tell the stories of nine services that received an inadequate rating and/or enforcement action but were able to make improvements and achieve a rating of good.  Here


Mobility Scooter Guidance for Residential Buildings.

NFCC additional guidance on mobility scooters in residential buildings.
This guide outlines considerations for responsible persons of residential buildings to help establish the safe use, storage and charging of mobility scooters. It focuses on commonly found situations.     Details


NFCC Specialised Housing Fire Guidance

The NFCC Specialised Housing Guidance has been launched providing recommendations designed to protect residents of specialised housing from fire.
Document download


Revised Additional Guidance to Fire Safety Risk Assessment Residential Care Premises.

More information and Document Download


 e-News issue 91 (January 2019) available for members

Next issue 92 due February 2019.
The latest issue of the e-News for members only is available under News

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