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Northern Ireland Social Care Council ECHO Knowledge Network

09 February 2021

The ‘Northern Ireland Social Care Council ECHO Knowledge Network’ Hub would like to invite Domiciliary Care/Support Managers and Supervisors (which includes those providing/working in Supported Living services) across all sectors in NI to join the virtual session scheduled for 12 February 2021.

There will several areas addressed during this session:

  • Update on the NI Domiciliary Care Surge Plan for COVID-19
  • Resources for helping Domiciliary and Supported Living services to be inclusive for people with hearing difficulties
  • Guidance on how to navigate and view the ECHO moodle repository

This ECHO session will also provide an opportunity for mutual sharing including as part of the ‘COVID-19 Update’.

If you have not previously registered for the Northern Ireland Social Care Council ECHO Knowledge Network, please do so by close of play on Wednesday 10 February 2021 – click here to see the Network Registration document.

12 February 2021

Meeting details:
Meeting ID: 760 992 3212 Passcode: 443239


– 10:00-10:05: Welcome, Introductions and Housekeeping- Paul Rooney and Elaine Kane

– 10:05-10:35: Presentations, Case Study and Discussion-How to ensure your Services are inclusive for deaf people and those with hearing loss or tinnitus- Mariette Mulvenna, Deaf Befriending Officer, RNID

– 10:35-10:45: How to use the ECHO moodle site-Elaine/Eamonn Haughey, Project ECHO NI

– 10:45-11:05: NI Domiciliary Care Surge Planning-Roisin Doyle, Service Improvement Lead, HSCB

– 11:05-11:20: COVID-19 update & Discussion re timing of ECHO sessions and Mutual support between sessions – facilitated by Paul

– 11:20-11:25: March’s ECHO session- Mervyn Bothwell

– 11:30: Close