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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE BULLETIN – For Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Care Providers – Thursday 7th January 2021

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE BULLETIN – For Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Care Providers – Thursday 7th January 2021

Please note that this email will now be sent out twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays


Dear Providers, the information below contains current and up to date information from our strategic partners for you and your staff:

New and updated guidance and support, including information on funding:


Useful Vaccination resources for care providers


Updated guidance for completion of Capacity Tracker

Providers are reminded to complete the tracker on a daily and weekly basis. Support Q & A sessions are taking place on a weekly basis with the National Support team, every Tuesday from 1.00 to 2.00pm. Providers are strongly encouraged to prioritise these sessions as they will be able to submit any questions and request support from the team. If you need the links for this session please contact if you are delivering services in the City and if you are delivering services at Nottinghamshire County.



BGS statement on COVID-19 vaccines - 06 JANUARY 2021

Here is a link to the statement from the British Geriatric Society on COVID 19 Vaccines:   BGS statement on COVID-19 vaccines | British Geriatrics Society



Training events, webinars and support links:     


Important Care Home Testing Update - Tue, Dec 29, 2020 10:00 AM GMT

Please see below the link to the webinar and the presentation slides.  This webinar outlines the additional testing request for care homes and the changes for those care homes in tier 4. 


PBS (Positive Behavioural Support) online conference

On 27th January PBS UK (Positive Behavioural Support) are holding an online conference. A flyer is attached and you book separately for the sessions you are interested in: There is a diverse range of sessions covering PBS with children and adults.

Older People Mental Health booklet print and web versions & Safe to Talk about Suicide Leaflet

Attached are the online and printer friendly versions of the Older People Mental Health booklet.  To print the booklet set the printer to print on both sides on A4 landscape and flip on the short edge.

For anyone for whom it is useful/relevant I have also attached the Safe to Tall about Suicide 2-fold leaflet which can be printed on A4 in the same way.

Skills for Care e-news – 7th January 2021

Links and resources for your ongoing information:

Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Covid-19 Response Care Homes and Home Care (ECRT) Toolkit -

Care Workforce App and Communications toolkit - Link:

Government website with all the up to date information on Coronavirus for Adult Social Care settings:

Visit the Notts County Council website for further updates:

Visit Nottingham City Council for the latest coronavirus information and service updates:

Visit Notts Help Yourself for a register of COVID-19 resources to support you at this time:

Visit ASKLiON for COVID-19 information for care

Visit Notts Help Yourself for up to date information on PPE guidance:

Visit ASKLiON for up to date information on PPE for city care

Sign up to our and our Health and Wellbeing bulletin:

Mobile App linking care providers and resources they have found useful during the COVID pandemic:

Social media channels for latest information on coronavirus and services - Nottinghamshire County Council on Facebook or on twitter @NottsCC

Social media channels for the latest information on coronavirus and services - Nottingham City Council ‘My Nottingham’ on Facebook: and Twitter

For further queries – Nottinghamshire providers - Please use the Quality & Market Management Team email address if you have questions for the team and if you are not sure who else to ask.

For further queries – Nottingham City providers – Please use the Single point of access for any covid related queries, email –

Find Us on Facebook

Facebook is monitored during office hours Monday - Friday, however if your enquiry is serious, urgent or involves personal details, we advise you to contact the team on 0300 500 80 80 or email:

Follow Us @NottsCC


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