Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support Ltd
26th May 2020

New tool launched to speed up social care recruitment

A new online platform to fast-track recruitment into the adult social care sector has been launched by the Department of Health & Social Care

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22nd May 2020

Virtual Jobs Fair for social care providers in Norwich

Norwich Jobcentre is adapting its recruitment approach in response to COVID19. They are currently gauging interest amongst social care employers - in the Norwich and surrounding area - in joining a Virtual Jobs Fair using Twitter.

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22nd May 2020

New protocol for care homes and funeral directors during COVID-19

A new joint protocol has been developed by Care Provider Alliance and National Association of Funeral Directors, to ensure that funeral directors and providers of care in a residential setting are fully aware of the risks posed when an individual dies in a residential care setting and is either confirmed to have had COVID-19 or is suspected to have had it.

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22nd May 2020

New letter and briefing from the Care Provider Alliance

The Care Provider Alliance has issued a new briefing and letter about support to care homes from local health services

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22nd May 2020

CQC and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) during COVID-19

CQC have published an update on how they are monitoring the Mental Capacity Act and people who are subject to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) during the coronavirus pandemic.

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21st May 2020

NHS and Social Care Coronavirus Life Assurance Scheme 2020

A new life assurance scheme has been launched for eligible frontline health and social care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic for staff who provide personal care for people who have contracted coronavirus or who work in health or social care settings where the virus is present.

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18th May 2020

5 ways to wellbeing

For Mental Health Awareness Week, Norfolk & Waveney Health & Care Partnership has produced a poster outlining five ways to wellbeing. One for each day of this working week.

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18th May 2020

UEA Health CPD Modules announced

UEA Faculty of Medicine and Health Science have published details of their Health CPD modules for autumn 2020 through to summer 2021

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15th May 2020

Supporting compassionate visiting arrangements for those receiving care at the end of life

New NHS clinical guidance looks at supporting compassionate visiting arrangements for those receiving care at the end of life. It provides advice on how visiting at the end of life can be facilitated across a range of settings.

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12th May 2020

Free ear comfort bands from the UEA

Wearing a face mask for hours, ears can become painful. 3D printers across UEAforBusiness community networks have generously produced ear comfort bands to avoid this issue. They are giving them away free to local health and care providers.

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