Coronavirus Updates

Latest updates on Coronavirus. As the situation is quickly evolving, it is important to be provided with up-to-date information. We’ll be updating and adding to our information. So keep checking back.

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03rd June 2020

Guidance on Protecting & Shielding Vulnerable People from COVID-19

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Download our free Guidance on Shielding and Protecting People Who Are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable from COVID-19 here: Download Now   Alternatively, read the summary here:  A) What has changed from 1 June 2020? People who are shielding remain vulnerable and should continue to take precautions but can now leave their home if they wish, but […]

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02nd June 2020

Free COVID-19 Swabbing Employee Consent Form

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Download our Free COVID-19 Swabbing Employee Consent Form here: Download Now It is expected that all care homes in the UK are now testing for COVID-19 even if they don’t have a symptomatic employee or resident. A National Hub has now been established and care homes which are registered with the CQC can request for […]

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01st June 2020

Free COVID-19 Swab Testing Factsheet (Versions 2, last update 01.06.20)

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Information on who is eligible for COVID-19 swab tests have been updated again recently. Therefore, we have gathered the latest information and updated this factsheet to help you identify how you can access testing and who can be tested. Download our Free COVID-19 Swab Testing Factsheet here Download Now   Alternatively, please read the factsheet […]

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02nd June 2020

Social Care: Free Emergency Support Framework Guidance

Ed Watkinson QCS Director of Care Quality

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the CQC have decided to stop undertaking planned inspections, while remain to communicate to care providers and offer appropriate support. Hence, they have created the Emergency Support Framework (ESF). The guidance below outlines in details what to expect from CQC, what to prepare for the CQC phone call and more! Download […]

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01st June 2020

Furlough Update (Last update 01.06.20)

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As anticipated, changes to the CJRS scheme were recently announced and take effect from 1 July. The Chancellor has brought forward by a month the ability to operate a flexible furlough so that from 1 July employees can be brought back to work agreed hours/shifts/days and the employer will only have to pay for those […]

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01st June 2020

Care Workers: Caring for Yourself

Katie Farrar Occupational Therapist

Care workers have never been as valued and appreciated as they are today. It is no secret that social care is under-resourced, and this pandemic has magnified the strain beyond anything we could have imagined. You are truly amazing people. As well as the hardship and worries many of us are experiencing you are going […]

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29th May 2020

Social Care In Vision (Last update 29.05.20)

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To help you keep up to date with the social care sector, we have summarized some of the key highlights from the week. You can download the summary here.  Download Now   Alternatively, please read the highlights here: A) Test and Trace Has Been Launched  The Government launched the Test and Trace system this week. […]

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29th May 2020

Why You Need To Stay At Home – Easy Read (Last update 29.05.20)

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You can download our Why You Need To Stay At Home Sheet Easy Read here: Download Now

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29th May 2020

Coronavirus Fact Sheet Easy Read (Last update 29.05.20)

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You can download our Free Coronavirus Fact Sheet Easy Read here: Download Now

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29th May 2020

Spottea Together Fundraising Event by NAPA

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Spottea Together is a fundraising event organised by NAPA. Read more here What is ‘Spottea Together’? It’s a virtual tea party organised by the National Activity Providers Association. It encourages everyone to wear something spotty, take a photo with their friends, family and colleagues while enjoying a cuppa. What is it for? It is a […]

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