Information Centre - Useful Links

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Local & National Covid-19 Support

This page is hosted by Dorset Council, supported by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council and Dorset NHS Clinical Commissioning Group. Our aim is to establish a joined up and single method of communication with our local provider base for all coronavirus messages.

Skills for Care

Support and guidance for the adult social care sector

Digital Care Hub

Digital Social Care is a dedicated space to provide advice and support to the sector on technology and data protection

Digitisation in Social Care

This programme supports adult social care providers on how to make the most of digital innovation to deliver better, safer care and is funded by the Department of Health and Social Care.

NHS Dorset Quality Improvement Team

The Quality Improvement Team is committed to enhancing the quality of care delivered by Independent Care Providers across Dorset. Our Quality Improvement Nurses (QINs) are dedicated to support staff and managers to achieve optimum levels of care delivery. The team can be contacted via

NICE - Social care | NICE Communities | About | NICE

NICE with the adult care sector to develop independent recommendations for social care. They also develop health and public health advice and guidance, which allows an integrated approach to supporting people and meeting their needs.

SCIE - Care providers - improvement support - SCIE

SCIE works to improve skills and quality of adult social care with accredited training, workforce development, consultancy and free resources. Expert support before and after CQC inspection.

Dorset Care Association

The Dorset Care Association provide support to care providers in Dorset Council area to help with fees, systems, commissioning, research, funding, training and more.

Link to Partners in Care LinkedIn page