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AHSN - The South West Care Home Network event

  • 18 May 2021
  • 13:00

The South West Academic Health Science Network would like to invite you to join the first event from a new South West Care Homes Network.

The event will take place virtually on Tuesday 18 May 2021 at 13:00. Please join us as we share and learn from peers and partners from all over the South West. Follow this link to sign up.

The event is for care home managers and staff, with partners and stakeholders from across the sector also welcome.

At this event, we will be showcasing local case studies from each county and providing a platform for learning and sharing your ideas for improving care homes across the South West (Devon, Cornwall and Somerset).

The South West Care Home Network event will take place quarterly and will focus on the improvement elements of the Enhanced Health in Care homes (EHCH) framework related to Medicine Safety and Managing Deterioration in care homes by exploring your ideas, pulling together support from across the Region.

Thank you to all of you who have completed our care homes survey. Based on your feedback we have developed the agenda for our initial event on 18 May to include:

  • Recognition for your staff and teams through Awards for Excellence & Care Home Heroes 2021 – Click Here to Nominate an individual, team, care home or collaborative of care homes.
  • Opportunities to learn and share with an initial focus on EHCH work and ‘Care Home Champions’ (case studies from each county are currently being put forward – if you have a case study, please let us know)
  • Time to reflect on the challenges and successes of the past year
  •  The chance for you to find out more about other care homes in the region
  •  Updates, discussions and workshops around the care elements of the Enhanced Health in Care Homes (EHCH) Framework to include subjects such as Medicine Safety, Managing Deteriorations, Piloting new tools and accessing opportunities and exploring your ideas to improve your Care Home culture and confidence around Safety in care.
  • Exploring Ideas on ways to engage, collaborate and achieve together across the South West

We do hope that you will be able to join us.

If you have any questions, or would like to put forward a case study of good practice from your county, please contact us at

Ogwell Grange, Rectory Road, East Ogwell, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6AH

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