Provider support

Useful websites

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)

The Social Care Institute for Excellence is a leading improvement support agency and independent charity, working with the care and support sector in the UK. We co-produce our work with people who use services and carers.

National Institute for Heath and Care Excellence (NICE)

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care.

Skills for Care

Skills for care helps create a better led, more skilled and valued adult social care workforce. They provide practical tools and support to help adult social care organisations recruit, develop and lead their workforce.

North Tyneside Carers Charter

The North Tyneside Carers Charter is a document showing a set of principles agreed by carers in North Tyneside to promote better recognition and support for them.

10 Dignity Do's

Dignity in Care ran numerous focus groups around the country to find out what 'Dignity in Care' meant to people. These events resulted in the development of the 10 Dignity Do's. These pointers describe values and actions reflective of high quality services that respect people's dignity.

Signpost Information Guidance Network (SIGN)

SIGN North Tyneside is a network of providers of free, independent and confidential information working to put people in need of practical or emotional help and guidance in touch with those local organisations best able to provide it.

 Living well North Tyneside

it’s often difficult to find useful information about local health and care services, as well as local events and services in your area to help you in everyday life. 

A new website called Living Well North Tyneside launched in 2021, It includes lots of information about living well, local activities and the support and services that are available to you.

The new website builds on the success of the previous SIGN Directory and provides a wider offer to residents locally. 

Training opportunities

Training opportunities are available to external providers via North Tyneside’s Workforce Development Team and the learning pool.

Provider forums

Here are the details of the upcoming provider forums. Almost all provider forums are held at the Langdale Centre.

 Langdale Gardens

Wallsend
NE28 0HG

Telephone: (0191) 643 8500

The dates and times of meetings for the remainder of 2019 are To Be Confirmed (TBC)

Caption: Residential and Nursing Care Homes provider forum

Residential / Nursing Care Homes Provider Forum

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Learning Disability Provider Forum

Meetings usually start at 9:30am for Providers, 10am - 12pm for LA/CCG to join
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Mental Health Provider Forum

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Caption: Domiciliary Care provider forum

Domiciliary Care Provider Forum

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information for Commissioned Service Providers

Contact us

Commissioning Service

Telephone:
Commissioning Team: (0191) 643 7100
General enquiries: 0345 2000 101 

Email: commissioning@northtyneside.gov.uk