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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE BULLETIN – For Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Care Providers - Tuesday 4th August 2020

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:

Future Planning of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Supply – Survey for Managers of Care Homes and Providers of Home Care

The PPE Demand & Strategy team at the Department of Health and Social Care is looking at the use of PPE across the social care sector in order to get a better idea of the historic and current financial costs, as well as demand for PPE and so inform planning to meet those needs and prepare for different circumstances that may arise in the future.

 

To help with this, please read the attached letter and return the completed spreadsheets to ppefuturedemand@dhsc.gov.uk by Friday 7 August 2020.

 

 

Training events, webinars and support lines:

End of life care for people with learning disabilities... Are we prepared?

Webinar produced by PCPLD – Palliative care for people with learning disabilities.  The link to this FREE webinar can be accessed here:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pcpld-network-webinar-tickets-112437700188

Links and resources for your ongoing information:

Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Covid-19 Response Care Homes and Home Care (ECRT) Toolkit - https://mk0healthandcary1acq.kinstacdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Nottingham-and-Nottinghamshire-COVID-19-Response-CHHC-Toolkit-0110620-.pdf

 

Care Workforce App and Communications toolkit - Link: workforce.adultsocialcare.uk.

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

We would also like to take this opportunity to send you 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.

 

Kind regards

 

Cherry Dunk

Group Manager Quality Assurance and Citizen Safety

 

cherry.dunk@nottscc.gov.uk

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Desk Phone - 01159773268

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