Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support Ltd
28th September 2020

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Strategy: Stabilise and build resilience

The Government has published its strategy for preparing for a second wave of COVID-19 covering supply and logistics for distribution of PPE.

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21st September 2020

CQC Insight 4

CQC have published this month's COVID-19 insight report.

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21st September 2020

Skills for Care - new resources - tailoring the Care Certificate

Skills for Care have produced some new resources about tailoring the Care Certificate to workforces who need specilaist knowledge, including tailoring for working with people with dementia, mental health conditions and learning disabilities.

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21st September 2020

Adult Social Care Winter Plan published

The DHSC has now published the Winter Plan for social care

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16th September 2020

Care Provider Alliance visitors’ protocol updated

This protocol was first published in June following calls from residents, friends and families, providers and staff to enable visiting to residential homes after a long and protracted period of ‘lockdown’, in line with changes within the wider community.

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16th September 2020

PPE Portal: latest update

On 14 September there was an update to the 'PPE portal: how to order emergency personal protective equipment' guidance.

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14th September 2020

Letter to care providers from the DHSC Director of Adult Social Care Delivery

Stuart Miller has written to care providers to highlight rising infection rates and request action on testing and PPE in all care settings.

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17th August 2020

Guidance on admission to care homes from the community updated

The guidance in England on admission to care homes from the community has been updated. Annex K now provides further details on the testing process and potential isolation on arrival in a care home.

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7th August 2020

Guidance for supported living services during coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Department of Health & Social Care has issued guidance for providers of supported living settings.

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17th July 2020

Recognising signs of deterioration – free training for care homes

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, a series of free, one-day training sessions for residential care homes in Norfolk & Waveney around ‘recognising signs of deterioration’ were underway. After initially being postponed due to the pandemic, these have now been replaced with virtual training sessions, via Zoom.

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Noroflk Care Awards Skills for Care Accolades DFN Matrix