The information below contains current and up to date information for social care providers.
Nottinghamshire County Council Care Home Support
Government funding is available for adult social care providers in Nottinghamshire. Please find more information about eligibility and how you can access this via the below link. The documents relate to the support that the Council and local health partners are providing to adult social care providers in Nottinghamshire, and are published on the website in line with national guidance:
- Care home support template 29th May 2020
- Care home support covering letter 29th May 2020
- Nottinghamshire County Council financial principles for adult social care providers (updated May 2020)
- Committee report 16th March 2020 – increase in fees for independent sector providers
To access the documents, please follow the below link. Once you get onto the page click on green tab on the left which says; ‘I am an adult social care provider’ then all of the assurance documents can be found there: https://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/care/coronavirus/guidance-for-employees-employers-and-businesses
Infection Control Grant Distribution
The Council is now in receipt of the first tranche of funds from central government in respect of the Infection Control Grant as referred to in Anthony May’s letter. Please find attached a letter outlining how the Infection Control Grant will work for providers. Please click here to access the application form or use this link https://forms.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/en/AchieveForms/?form_uri=sandbox-publish://AF-Process-432a4bca-8201-4a4e-ad05-73d523939ff4/AF-Stage-42f50b13-ce27-4f7d-90a3-bd97a42dbcbc/definition.json&redirectlink=%2Fen&cancelRedirectLink=%2Fen&consentMessage=yes
COVID Care Call Line for Urgent Workforce Requests - Available from 30th May 2020, 08:00 – 20:00, seven days a week
A new COVID call line has been set up for use as a last resort when you have exhausted all other usual options to cover staffing shortages such as using your own staff or agency staff. More information and a diagram of the process to be followed are attached. Arrangements may be subject to change, in which case we will notify you. Further details to follow next week.
Other resources for your information:
Visit Skills for Care COVID Webpage - https://www.skillsforcare.org.uk/About/News/COVID-19-Guidance-from-other-agencies.aspx
Visit our Website for further updates - www.nottinghamshire.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
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
If you don’t already, please join our social channels for latest information on coronavirus and NCC Services:- Nottinghamshire County Council on Facebook or on twitter @NottsCC
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. Please also receive our very grateful thanks to you and your staff teams who are supporting people across the County in these very challenging times, it is very much appreciated.
For all resources / documents that have been shared so far can be found under the Resources section of Provider Corner