Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support Ltd
22nd January 2021

Autism Awareness eLearning launched

Norfolk County Council has co-produced, designed and created an Autism Awareness eLearning programme with the Norfolk All Age Autism Partnership Board. It was developed to spread awareness and understanding around Norfolk and beyond.

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18th January 2021

Additional funding for staffing in social care

The Department for Health and Social Care has announced that they will be providing an additional £120 million in funding for local authorities in England in order to boost staffing levels in the social care sector.

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18th January 2021

Telephone advice lines for end of life and palliative care

Norfolk and Waveney's care providers are being reminded of the advice available aorund end of life and palliative care at this time.

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31st December 2020

Regular coronavirus testing update for care home managers in England

The Department of Health & Social Care has issued an update regarding lateral flow device testing.

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30th December 2020

December Care Providers Health Bulletin published

The December 2020 issue of the monthly Care Providers Health Bulletin has been issued by the CCG and NCC

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24th December 2020

Visiting relatives in care homes in Tier 4 - guidance

As Norfolk's moves into Tier 4 on Boxing Day the following guidance will apply to care home visits.

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24th December 2020

Increased care home testing

The Government has announced that care homes across the country will benefit from additional rapid testing to test staff twice a week to help protect residents and workers from the virus.

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24th December 2020

Making a Christmas bubble in a supported living setting

New guidance sets out advice for people who live in a supported living setting who are considering forming a Christmas bubble.

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23rd December 2020

Visits out of the care home over the Christmas period - advice from the DHSC and NCF

The Department of Health & Social Care has published updated guidance on how to safely support residents making visits out of the care home – including over the Christmas period.

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17th December 2020

Urgent request from NHS England for care homes (older people)

Care homes for older people should have recently been forwarded an urgent request from NHS england to return staff details for COVID-19 vaccinations.

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