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Presenting a balanced picture of dementia care

The recent coverage of dementia care and lurid headlines in some red tops - https://ow.ly/CIGFL - doesn't really present a balanced view of how we deliver services does it? We know that there are many fabulous examples of people centred care... Read more


Dom Care Forum

OACP is starting a new forum dedicated to supporting and sharing good practice in home care delivery in Oxfordshire to individuals in the community. Interested? Email us at... Read more


New business opportunity: Domiciliary Care, Reading

Reading Borough Council are expecting to start the formal procurement exercise to renew the existing Domiciliary Care Accredited Supplier List for Home Care provision for individuals in November 2014, ready for a new framework to be in place by... Read more


CQC new ratings system for ASC from 1 October 2014

As from 1 October 2014, CQC will rate adult social care services in 1 of 4 categories: outstanding; good; requires improvement; or inadequate. This now mirrors Ofsted's education rating categories. Perhaps this signposts a future closer... Read more


OCC publishes Care Homes Market Position Statement

Oxfordshire County Council has published its analysis of the Care Homes Market in the County. It is clear that enormous challenges are ahead in terms of meeting capacity and complexity of needs in the years ahead. For the full document please... Read more


Phoebe Caldwell back in Oxfordshire

The ever-green and always excellent Phoebe Caldwell is back in Oxfordshire courtesy of Autism Oxford to once again impart wisdom and practical advice for working with adult with autism, but appropriate for anyone wanting to engage with people who... Read more


AgeUK Oxon – Dignity Awards 2014

Now in its third year, the ‘Dignity Every Day’ awards celebrate professional carers of older people in Oxfordshire who have displayed exceptional qualities and given excellent service. AgeUK Oxon is asking for nominations of personnel from any... Read more


OACP appoints sixth Director

OACP is delighted to add to its current Board of Directors, Edwina Johnston, CEO of Choice Care Group since 2009. Edwina is a Chartered Accountant and has substantial experience in leading financial institutions.  Choice Care Group has grown... Read more


Nat West announces sponsorship of OACP launch event

We are delighted to announce that @NatWestBusiness is sponsoring our launch event on Friday 26th September. Understanding from financial services is crucial to the health and social care sector. We look forward to working with Nat West and promoting... Read more


OACP about to lift off

Exciting times as your new care providers association for Oxfordshire is about to launch. Formed as a Community Interest Company to represent health and social care providers in Oxfordshire through funding from Oxfordshire County Council, OACP will... Read more