Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support Ltd
7th April 2021

COVID-19 guidance updates

There have recent updates to Government guidance covering care home visits, and PPE for domiciliary care and care homes.

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4th March 2021

Guidance on care home visiting updated

This guidance, updated on 4th March 2021, sets out the government’s advice to support safe visiting.

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26th February 2021

Q&A session for vaccine-hesitant social care staff

Following a very successful recent ‘COVID vaccination – ask the local experts’ session, it was decided that there should be a similar event aimed specifically at social care staff who are hesitant or worried about getting the vaccine. So, one has been arranged for Tuesday 2nd March from 10-11:30am via Microsoft Teams.

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2nd February 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination of Social Care Workers – the next stage

Sir David Pearson, Chair - Social Care Sector COVID-19 Support Task Force has written a letter to providers of CQC regulated adult social care services.

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22nd January 2021

Autism Awareness eLearning launched

Norfolk County Council has co-produced, designed and created an Autism Awareness eLearning programme with the Norfolk All Age Autism Partnership. It was developed to spread awareness and understanding around Norfolk and beyond.

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18th January 2021

Additional funding for staffing in social care

The Department for Health and Social Care has announced that they will be providing an additional £120 million in funding for local authorities in England in order to boost staffing levels in the social care sector.

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18th January 2021

Telephone advice lines for end of life and palliative care

Norfolk and Waveney's care providers are being reminded of the advice available aorund end of life and palliative care at this time.

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31st December 2020

Regular coronavirus testing update for care home managers in England

The Department of Health & Social Care has issued an update regarding lateral flow device testing.

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30th December 2020

December Care Providers Health Bulletin published

The December 2020 issue of the monthly Care Providers Health Bulletin has been issued by the CCG and NCC

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24th December 2020

Visiting relatives in care homes in Tier 4 - guidance

As Norfolk's moves into Tier 4 on Boxing Day the following guidance will apply to care home visits.

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Noroflk Care Awards Skills for Care Accolades DFN Matrix