Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support Ltd
3rd April 2020

Webinars - COVID-19: admission and care of people in care homes guidance

Interactive webinars to support the implementation of the 'Admission and care of residents during COVID-19 incident in a care home' guidance are taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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3rd April 2020

PEE guidance updated

Public Health England has issued updated guidance around the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)

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3rd April 2020

Training during COVID-19 - new guidance

Skills for Care have issued guidance on training staff during the COVID-19

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2nd April 2020

CQC interim guidance on DBS and other recruitment checks

CQC has issued interim guidance on DBS and other recruitment checks, for providers recruiting staff and volunteers to health and social care services in response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

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1st April 2020

The Care Workers Charity COVID-19 Emergency Fund

The Care Workers’ Charity has set up a fund to provide emergency financial aid to care workers who are self-isolating.

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31st March 2020

Free access to ReMe

In response to the challenges posed by the current need for shielding residents, Simon Hooper, Director of ReMe, is offering his company’s software free of charge to care homes, assisted living, nursing homes and relevant hospitals

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31st March 2020

Free SCIE webinar - Covid-19: How it affects the care sector - your questions answered

Join Paul Burstow, Chair of the Social Care Institute for Excellence, to answer some of your questions about how Covid-19 coronavirus is affecting care services.

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31st March 2020

Verification of death/confirmation life is extinct - update

Irene Karrouze, Care Provider Quality Improvement Nurse for Norfolk & Waveney CCG has issued the following information about verification of death/confirmation life is extinct.

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30th March 2020

Joint statement on advance care planning

The CQC, Care Provider Alliance, British Medical Association and Royal College of General Practice have issued a joint statement on advance care planning

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30th March 2020

Letter from the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to the social care workforce

On 28 March Matt Hancock, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, shared a letter thanks to the social care workforce for their help on coronavirus (COVID-19) so far.

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