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Childcare Sufficiency Assessment

Date Published: 09/06/2016
The council has a statutory duty to produce an annual Childcare Sufficiency Assessment (CSA) to identify the supply of childcare and gaps in provision. This years response has been very poor with only 9% of all providers returning their information. This has been particularly disappointing…

Book charity launches bedtime reading campaign

Date Published: 24/05/2016
Twenty-three minutes is the average time parents spend getting their baby to sleep at night, according to research by the BookTrust. A survey by the reading charity of 1,000 parents of children aged three and under found that just over a third of parents (35…

Book charity launches bedtime reading campaign

Date Published: 24/05/2016
Twenty-three minutes is the average time parents spend getting their baby to sleep at night, according to research by the BookTrust. A survey by the reading charity of 1,000 parents of children aged three and under found that just over a third of parents (35…

Ofsted online application to provide childcare is now available

Date Published: 16/05/2016
Ofsted has updated Ofsted Online for the requirements of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015. The online application to provide childcare is now available once more. You can access guidance after logging into Ofsted Online. Ofsted has now updated the Ofsted Online site in…

Tenfifty Night Club for People with a Learning Disability and/or Autism survey

Date Published: 06/05/2016
Tenfifty is a night club in Mansfield for individuals with a Learning Disability and / or Autism. The Tenfifty team are currently undertaking a survey to opbtain the views, opinions, feelings and attitudes of people with a learning disability and/or autism, their workers, carers, families…

Childminders kept in limbo by major delays in DBS checks

Date Published: 03/05/2016
A former Home Office minister has slammed as ‘scandalous’ news that childminders are struggling to launch their businesses because of long delays with criminal records checks. Home-based carers cannot operate legally without the enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance required for Ofsted registration –…

Advance Your Wellbeing Event

Date Published: 29/04/2016
This annual event is for wellbeing experts and social housing professionals. The date is the 27th January 2017 and early bird tickets go on sale via eventbrite in July 2016. If you want to find out more then get in touch www.advanceyourwellbeing.co.uk or tel 0121 314 8877/07583474539…

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment 2016

Date Published: 28/04/2016
After our parental and childcare provider consultation which took place over the Winter we have analysed the information and have produced our latest Childcare Sufficiency Assessment.  The Childcare Act 2006 states that all Local Authorities have a duty to ensure there is sufficient childcare provision…

ACCTV high quality, in-house learning programmes for Adult Health and Social Care

Date Published: 27/04/2016
Optimum have a membership agreement with ACCTV to offer high quality learning programmes for adult social care and health staff at a special discounted rate. ACC  is a Skills for Care ‘Centre of Excellence’ awarded national learning and training provider and have a programme library…

How Adult Health and Social Care Providers can become confident in the Competence of their Workforce

Date Published: 27/04/2016
Optimum are working in partnership with The Grey Matter Group to bring the opportunity for managers of adult health and social care settings to assess and evidence the knowledge and understanding of their staff in key subject areas.  Bite sized computer based assessments can be…

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