Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support Ltd

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

On this page we will link to the latest guidance and updates from the Government, the NHS/Public Health England and CQC

Norfolk County Council Adult Social Services: Coronavirus: Information for care providers (updated regularly)

https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/business/supplying-norfolk-county-council/norfolk-care-market/coronavirus-information-for-care-providers


(New) - FAQ for care homes (from Kate Wyatt, Care Provider Quality Improvement Nurse, Norfolk & Waveney CCG)

27/03/20


COVID-19: residential care, supported living and home care guidance (Published 13/03/20 - updated 19/03/20)

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-residential-care-supported-living-and-home-care-guidance


COVID-19 Hospital Discharge Service Requirements (19/03/20)

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/873876/COVID-19_Hospital_Discharge_Guidance.pdf


Responding to COVID-19: the ethical framework for adult social care (19/03/20)

This framework is aimed at planners and strategic policy makers at local, regional and national level to support response planning and organisation of adult social care during and as COVID-19 develops. It also aims to support the work of professionals and others in the health and social care workforce who are developing policies and responding to the outbreak, in line with their own professional codes of conduct and regulations.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-ethical-framework-for-adult-social-care


Coronavirus (COVID-19): latest information and advice for the public (updated regularly)

Information for the public on the outbreak of coronavirus, including the current situation in the UK and information about the virus and its symptoms.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public


CQC Routine inspections suspended -  Letter to adult social care providers (Monday 16 March 2020)

https://www.cqc.org.uk/news/stories/routine-inspections-suspended-response-coronavirus-outbreak

CQC: How we're responding to the outbreak of coronavirus (4/3/20)

https://www.cqc.org.uk/news/stories/how-were-responding-outbreak-coronavirus


ACAS: Coronavirus: advice for employers and employees

https://www.acas.org.uk/coronavirus


Anthony Collins Solicitors e-briefing: Coronavirus self-isolation - who gets paid and how much? (4/3/20)

https://www.anthonycollins.com/newsroom/ebriefings/coronavirus-self-isolation-who-gets-paid-and-how-much/


Other useful sites, documents and resources

Resource pack for care homes during the Covid-19 pandemic (Developed by Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust)

Coronavirus: a lecture by Martin Kiernan (51 mins)

SCIE Coronavirus Hub

SCIE will be continuing to update this hub in the coming weeks and months with new resources and tools across key areas, including infection control, safeguarding, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and wellbeing.

The Care Provider Alliance contingency planning guidance

 

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