Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support Ltd
18th May 2020

UEA Health CPD Modules announced

UEA Faculty of Medicine and Health Science have published details of their Health CPD modules for autumn 2020 through to summer 2021

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15th May 2020

Supporting compassionate visiting arrangements for those receiving care at the end of life

New NHS clinical guidance looks at supporting compassionate visiting arrangements for those receiving care at the end of life. It provides advice on how visiting at the end of life can be facilitated across a range of settings.

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12th May 2020

Free ear comfort bands from the UEA

Wearing a face mask for hours, ears can become painful. 3D printers across UEAforBusiness community networks have generously produced ear comfort bands to avoid this issue. They are giving them away free to local health and care providers.

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12th May 2020

COVID-19 test booking portal for care homes launched

A new online portal that makes it easy for care homes to arrange deliveries of coronavirus test kits has now been launched. All symptomatic and asymptomatic care home staff and residents in England are eligible for testing. Testing will be prioritised for care homes that look after the over 65s or people with dementia.

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11th May 2020

COVID-19: Reporting deaths of employees and volunteers in the adult social care sector

The Department of Health & Social Care is asking care providers to use a new form to let them know if a care worker has died.

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11th May 2020

New infection control e-learning course from SCIE

Infection prevention and control are, of course, essential to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). A new video-based course for care providers in care homes and home care will teach you about the spread of infection and what you can do to protect both yourself and the people you care for.

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11th May 2020

New COVID-19 hospital discharge process for Norfolk & Waveney

To enable people to be discharged from hospital in a safe and timely manner, Norfolk County Council, Suffolk County Council and Norfolk & Waveney CCG have been working on the process to help ensure that the pathways are clear for where people have tested as COVID-19 positive and negative before leaving hospital.

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11th May 2020

New COVID-19 testing portal for care homes announced

In a letter dated Thursday 7 May, the Care Minister, Helen Whateley announced a new testing portal for care homes

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6th May 2020

Dedicated app for social care workers launched

A new dedicated app for the adult social care workforce in England has been launched to support staff through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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4th May 2020

New COVID-19 webinars from Skills for Care

Skills for Care have announced two new webinars in their COVID-19 support series. 1. An introduction to DBS checks in the social care sector and 2. Distance recruitment

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