CORONAVIRUS UPDATE BULLETIN – For Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Care Providers – Tuesday 17th November 2020
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:
ICF Wave 2 – Confirmation of Funding rates for Nottinghamshire County Council based care providers
If you have submitted a claim, payments have now been made in respect of the ICF wave 2 grant. If you are a care home the amount you will receive is £333.64 per CQC registered bed, and for other providers an amount of £169.10 per registered person receiving care services is payable.
Capacity Tracker information for System Champions
At the request of NHS England, changes have been urgently applied to help ensure the data input by Care Homes, Hospices and Substance Misuse providers more accurately reflects their current position in relation to business continuity 'Discharge Testing of Residents'. The document attached provides support and guidance in respect of this.
Care Badges for Nottinghamshire Care Providers
Are you thinking about Care Badges for your workforce? CQC registered services will be able to apply for the badges here https://badges.adultsocialcare.uk/ at no cost.
NHS guidance for waste management, including community patients/clinical staff working in people’s homes – 23rd September 2020, Version 3
Training events, webinars and support links:
NEW dates for Integrated Care Forums
Save these dates now:
1st December – Key news items followed by:
- Planning COVID vaccinations – Your opportunity to share with us what needs to happen for this to be rolled out smoothly in your care organisation.
- Input for future forums
15th December – Key news items followed by:
- Information on local and regional sources to support your business sustainability and continuity
Future Forums – Please tell us by emailing your replies to: email@example.com
- What questions would you like answered and by which members of the ICS?
- What ways of working are you proud of in your organisation that you would like to share with the other members of the ICS?
These events will run from 2 – 4pm and will be delivered through Teams. Invitations will be sent nearer the time.
Skills for Care eNews – Updated 12th November 2020
SCIELine – 12th November Edition
This edition includes new quick guides for social workers and people supporting others to live at home, plus webinars and a new e-learning course for those working with children with special educational needs and disabilities.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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