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29th July 2021

NEWSFLASH: Response on Regulations mandating Covid-19 Vaccination for care home workers approved

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

 Hot off the press: Legal experts explain the regulation on mandating Covid-19 vaccination in care home. What you need to do next and what could happen if workers refuse the vaccine. The regulations: Following the Government’s announcement earlier in the year for plans to make the COVID-19 vaccine for people working in care homes compulsory, […]

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23rd July 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last Update: 23.07.2021)

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

COVID-19 – Claim for wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Updated 15th July Guidance updated to reflect what the government will pay from 1st August. For more information click here. COVID-19 – Arrangements for visiting out of the care home – Updated 15th July Self-isolation information updated and arrangements for care home staff […]

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16th July 2021

Social Care In Vision- Wales (Last Update: 16.07.2021)

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

This week’s social care update for Wales is here, including case studies on Long COVID rehabilitation, Coronavirus control plans and more! You can download a pdf version here or read the update below.  DOWNLOAD NOW Read the update here: COVID-19 – Long COVID rehabilitation – Updated 1st July Case studies published on how the long […]

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16th July 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last Update: 16.07.2021)

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

This week’s social care update is here, including the updated guidance on testing for adult social care settings, the latest Covid roadmap announced by the Prime Minister and more! You can download a pdf version here or read the update below.  DOWNLOAD NOW Read the update here: COVID-19 – Providing unpaid care – Updated 8th […]

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15th July 2021

The government was right to make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory, but not at the expense of human rights

Barry Price

The article below, ‘The government was right to make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory, but not at the expense of human rights’  was first published in the latest issue of the Carer (Issue 61) READ NOW Alternatively, you can read it here: A month after the government announced compulsory Covid jabs for care home staff, QCS’s Barry Price […]

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15th July 2021

COVID-19 CQC Data Release – What can we learn from the Scotland experience?

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

Listen below to our latest podcast with Senga Currie, Head of Care Development (Scotland) & Content Operations, Leah Cooke on COVID-19 CQC Data Release.   The discussion is based on the Scotland experience of releasing COVID-19 death data to providers. The care inspectorate released their data to the public and providers in May 2021. This […]

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12th July 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last Update: 12.07.2021)

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

Social care weekly update from our team of care specialists is now available, including the updated guidance on Infection Control and Testing Fund, leaflet on post vaccination and more. You can download a pdf version here or read the update below.  DOWNLOAD NOW Read the update here: COVID-19 – The green book, chapter 14a – […]

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05th July 2021

Adult Social Care Infection Control & Testing Fund – Summary (Last update: 05.07.21)

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

What is the Adult Social Care Infection Control and Testing Fund? The Adult Social Care Infection Control and Testing Fund’s main purpose is to support adult social care providers, including those who do not have a contract with the local authority, to reduce the rate of COVID-19 transmissions within and between care settings. In particular, […]

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02nd July 2021

A Manager’s Guide to Handling Media Enquiries that may relate to the release of Data of Deaths due to or contributed to by COVID-19 by CQC

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

Ensure that all staff know CQC will be publishing data relating to deaths in care homes on July 21st 2021. This should be conveyed face to face in team meetings or 1-1s. Ensure; Staff know that the data is originally from Notifications from the home It is acknowledged that information could be upsetting to people […]

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02nd July 2021

Social Care In Vision – Wales (Last Update: 02.07.2021)

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

Written statement – Progressing the Government’s social care commitments – Published 16th June A Government statement around the publication of a social care recovery framework before the summer, to support the future of social care in Wales has been published. For more information click here. COVID-19: Rule changes on hold for 4 weeks as delta […]

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