Please find the care practice policies that apply to children and adults below: Infection Protection and Control D01a Infection prevention and control policy.docx D01b Infection prevention and control procedure for managers D01c Infection prevention and control guidance for staff.docx D01d Infection prevention and control guidance for volunteers D01e Hand hygiene and standard infection control precautions Transport and Escort Services D02a Escort and transport policy D02b Escort and transport procedure D02c Escort […]

Section D: Care practices that apply to children and adults



Carers Week 2017 is a national awareness week that celebrates and recognises the vital contribution made by people who currently provide unpaid care for a disabled, ill or older family member or friend. Across Hertfordshire 109,000 people look after someone who cannot manage without help saving the local economy £2.1 billion per year. Caring can be a rewarding experience but without the right support many carers find themselves facing financial […]

Carers Week: Building Carer Friendly Communities



Stevenage Carers’ Café members, fellow Carers and supporters will be undertaking a relay walk in honour of the late Cllr Sherma Batson who fought long and hard to support family and friend Carers. The sponsored relay walk will take place on Saturday 17th June as part of this year’s Carers Week, an annual campaign to recognise the vital role carers play. Crossroads Care pledges to continue it’s work with partners to build carer friendly communities. Everyone is welcome […]

Sherma’s Walk 4 Carers


Join us at a Summer Ceilidh to start Carers Week off with a twirl and enjoy music from the Cyriacs whilst trying to send your feet in the right direction! Ceilidh dancing is a bit like barn dancing, no experience necessary – its all about enjoying yourself! Saturday 10th June 7.30 – 11pm Ickleford Village Hall Tickets are £12.50 and are selling fast and must be purchased in advance as it’s always […]

Summer Ceilidh to dance in Carers Week


Volunteers from GSK have been getting their hands dirty transforming the garden of the Crossroads Care Respite Centre in Roebuck, Stevenage. GSK’s Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability team used their ‘Orange Day’ to create a cheerful garden for the Centre’s clients to enjoy. Crossroads Care supports 45 local residents with a long term condition at its Stevenage Respite Centre whilst their family members have a break from their caring role. […]

Respite Centre gets Garden Rescue