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Following the latest release from the Department of Health and Social Care on their action plan for Adult Social Care, we have pulled together some key actions for you to review and keep on top of within the sector. Download the action plan now with the link below. Download Now Alternatively, you can read […]
COVID-19 CQC Death of a person using your service notifications have changed. A) Number of COVID-19 Deaths in care settings After criticism of the government for not including numbers of Covid-19 patients from residential homes within their daily numbers, CQC will now work with ONS and Public Health to collect and collate this data. […]
With so much information being published, we have pulled the important highlights for providers in Wales to help keep on top of all the changes within the sector during the pandemic. You can now download the summary here: Download Now The factsheet covers: Announcements made by CIW The Social Care Worker Card What information […]
The Government have announced that all care home residents and social care staff with coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms will be tested as capacity is built up, the government is announcing today. Whilst this is welcomed, what isn’t clear from the announcement today (15/04/2020) is who is defined as ‘social care staff’ and if this includes social […]
The following article was first published in The Carer, which can be found here (pg 16). COVID-19 has claimed 120,449 lives across the globe[i], but on these shores it has changed attitudes too. For so many years, adult social care has been labelled a ‘Cinderella Service’. It has been grossly under-funded, under-valued, and misunderstood […]
You can now download our latest Coronavirus Policy and Procedure for Care Homes here. Download Now Preview:
This factsheet is for home care staff to help them understand the updated guidance on PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic, please download it here. Download Now Alternatively, you can read the fact sheet here: A) How is Coronavirus spread? COVID-19 is the disease caused by the Coronavirus. It is a new disease and not […]
Our Head of Care Quality joined the latest podcast by Care Home Management with a group of experts. In the podcast, they discussed: · What is good practice when it comes to infection control? · How to obtain and use PPE effectively · Top tips for robust infection control now and in the future · […]
During this challenging time, it is important we help each other and make things better. Therefore, QCS has partnered up with Access Skills to create a video on Infection Prevention and Control. It provides you with tips to stay safe and reduce risk during this coronavirus pandemic. Summary of the video: Different types of infections […]
You can now download our latest Coronavirus Policy and Procedure for Residential Care here.