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Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County Council UPDATE BULLETIN – For all health and social care providers – Friday 20th May 2022

Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County Council UPDATE BULLETIN – For all health and social care providers – Friday 20th May 2022

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:

FAO: Nottinghamshire County Council Ageing Well Care Homes and Home Care - IMPORTANT - Fair Cost of Care Exercise

Dear providers

In September the Prime Minister confirmed the government will be providing funding to support local authorities move towards paying providers a fair rate of care. The links below provides further detail on what us as a Local Authority needs to do and the expectations for fair cost of care and market sustainability, conditions of funding and distribution for 2022 to 2023. The hope is that this will enable local authorities to begin preparing local markets for social care reform.

In readiness for Nottinghamshire commencing and completing the Fair Cost of Care exercise for our Ageing Well Care Homes and Home Care we really need support from providers to ensure that we have a robust and successful process which will give us the data and evidence needed for what the fair cost is. In supporting and taking part in this exercise providers will need to take part and complete in a number of engagement events and also complete a financial questionnaire. We, along with our neighbouring authorities, have commissioned an external organisation to support this very important cost of care exercise. The organisation, called Care Analytics,  will be supported by us to complete the Fair Cost of Care in collating all the data needed for us (and all other Local Authorities) submitted to the government by September 2022 the Nottinghamshire data. There will be an agreed template/process that we use that has been jointly agreed with neighbouring authorities and Care Analytics will be using to collate the data.

We will continue to communicate with all services throughout this next few weeks/months and any engagement events will be highlighted in our weekly bulletin and also by email. We will ensure that you are kept up to date on this process and once we commence the Fair Cost of Care exercise we will be working to support them in the collation of data (ensuring that we receive as many returns as possible). We ask that you do not complete any other templates/forms for this exercise unless they have come from us or Care Analytics as we would not want you to have to do something twice.

If you have any questions/queries please do contact us at:

Provider.returns@nottscc.gov.uk

Market Sustainability and Fair Cost of Care Fund: purpose and conditions 2022 to 2023 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Market sustainability and fair cost of care fund 2022 to 2023: guidance - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations Across Nottinghamshire

Please see below an update on local plans across Nottinghamshire to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee.  It promises to be a very special weekend and we hope you are able to enjoy the events and celebrations taking place in your area.

Listed below are some of the main sources of information and the majority of key local events that we are aware of are now listed on the Nottinghamshire Jubilee Website

There is a section for each District with information and links back to District and Borough websites where the most up to date information will be listed.  These include Big Lunches, Street Parties, Picnic in the Park, Beacon events and many more over the 4 day Bank holiday weekend.

A reminder of national events which will largely be covered on TV can be found on the Royal Family Website Jubilee Page

 

Any events that have registered nationally can be found by searching the National Jubilee site

 

This includes Jubilee Beacon events that will take place on Thursday 2 June with Beacons being lit at 9.45pm.

 

New listings are being added regularly now, so please check your local District/Borough websites for the most up to date list.  All Beacon events are encouraged to register on the Beacon Website and we are anticipating at least 70 Beacons being lit across the City and County.

 

On Thursday 2 June a Veterans Big Breakfast is taking place at Thoresby Courtyard, Newark, starting at 8.30am and including a live screening of Trooping the Colour.

 

On the morning of Sunday 5 June, The Lord-Lieutenant will attend Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Service of Celebration at St Mary’s Church in Nottingham. 

A number of other services will be taking place that morning across Nottinghamshire.

In addition, The Queen’s Birthday Service will take place at Southwell Minster on Sunday 12 June.

Portland College will be hosting a special Sports Day on 16 June inviting young people from a number of schools in Nottinghamshire to take part.

The Lieutenancy Team are also working with the Park Run organisation to make some of their regular Nottinghamshire 5km run/walks on Saturday 3 June a Jubilee themed run/walk.

Over the next two weeks, our Communications Team will be posting regular stories and information across social and mainstream media in the lead up to the Jubilee Weekend.

Training events, webinars and support links:

NSAB Update

A reminder of our website: www.safeguardingadultsnotts.org

  • Training:

Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Adults Board has dates available for the following upcoming learning opportunities:

  • Domestic abuse, Coercive and controlling behaviour (provided by Equation)

Thursday 16th June 2022 13.00-16.00

Book online via Eventbrite

Thursday 3rd November 2022 13.00-16.00

Book online via Eventbrite

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  • Understanding safeguarding concerns

Wednesday 3rd August 2022

13:30-15:00

Book online via Eventbrite

Wednesday 7th September 2022

13:30-15:00

Book online via Eventbrite

Wednesday 5th October 2022

13:30-15:00

Book online via Eventbrite

Wednesday 2nd November 2022

13:30-15:00

Book online via Eventbrite

Wednesday 7th December 2022

13:30-15:00

Book online via Eventbrite

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  • Working with those who have difficulty engaging

Weds 25th May 2022 13.00-15.00

 

Book online via Eventbrite

Weds 28th September 2022 13.00-15.00

 

Book online via Eventbrite

Weds 16th November 2022 13.00-15.00

 

Book online via Eventbrite

For further info on these courses, please click here

 

  • NSAB Resources

 

Did you know that Nottinghamshire safeguarding Adults Board has a range of resources to support you in your work with adults at risk of abuse and neglect in Nottinghamshire?

We have a selection of 7-minute briefings for a quick overview of various topics; a review timeline; a suite of useful resources on mental capacity; a plethora of factsheets and posters for you to print and display/ distribute in your organisation (Including easy-read versions); as well as Board meeting minutes, and our strategic plans. Click here to view

Skills for Care Updates

Please find attached a list of upcoming events and new resources.

Falls & Physical Activity Community of Practice

Join us, at the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Falls Prevention and Physical Activity Community Practice Event at 10am on 25th May 2022. 

We held an online event in November for those across the Nottinghamshire ICS and beyond, to help hear more about how we can support those most adversely affected by lockdowns and the importance of moving more to prevent falls.

 

We're holding another event in May, and would love to have larger representation of those that work across all sectors.  If this is something you'd be interested in, please sign up with the link below. Please feel free to circulate this to colleagues of yours that you feel would be interested.

 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/spring-nottingham-nottinghamshire-falls-activity-community-of-practice-tickets-291312763317 

 

If you have any further questions, please contact Bethany.Carey@nhs.net, Alice.Kilby@nottshc.nhs.uk, fran.platts@nhs.net or rachael.dyer@Activepartnerstrust.org.uk for more information.

 

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 providerswww.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

 

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/overview-of-adult-social-care-guidance-on-coronavirus-covid-19

 

For further queries – Nottinghamshire providers - Please use the Quality & Market Management Team email address qmm@nottscc.gov.uk 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

 

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