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
- Here is a Q&A video created with David Pearson encouraging care home workers to get vaccinated.
- Here is a link some guidance we have created for ASC providers to create their own content.
- Here is a link to PHE’s campaign resource centre where you can download posters and other social media graphics.
- Here is a link to the Health Publications website where you can download and order leaflets for social care workers about what to expect when getting the vaccine
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 Contracting@nottinghamcity.gov.uk if you are delivering services in the City and firstname.lastname@example.org 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: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/pbs-uk-29508905453 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 - https://healthandcarenotts.co.uk/your-health-matters/care-homes-and-home-care-toolkit/
Care Workforce App and Communications toolkit - Link: https://workforce.adultsocialcare.uk/join?wp-linkindex=6
Government website with all the up to date information on Coronavirus for Adult Social Care settings: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-social-care-guidance
Visit the Notts County Council website for further updates: www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/coronavirus
Visit Nottingham City Council for the latest coronavirus information and service updates: www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/coronavirus/
Visit Notts Help Yourself for a register of COVID-19 resources to support you at this time: https://www.nottshelpyourself.org.uk/kb5/nottinghamshire/directory/document.page?id=Igc3gkzdlkc
Visit ASKLiON for COVID-19 information for care providers – www.asklion.co.uk/providercornercovid-19
Visit Notts Help Yourself for up to date information on PPE guidance: https://www.nottshelpyourself.org.uk/kb5/nottinghamshire/directory/site.page?id=m6iCJfa2C4w&newdirectorychannel=0
Visit ASKLiON for up to date information on PPE for city care providers: – www.asklion.co.uk/ppe
Sign up to our and our Health and Wellbeing bulletin: www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/emailme
Mobile App linking care providers and resources they have found useful during the COVID pandemic: https://webapp.mobileappco.org/m/COVID19CARE/?appcode=COVID19CARE
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: https://www.facebook.com/mynottingham and Twitter https://twitter.com/mynottingham
For further queries – Nottinghamshire providers - Please use the Quality & Market Management Team email address email@example.com 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 – CV19@nottinghamcity.gov.uk