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12th July 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last Update: 12.07.2021)

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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)

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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

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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)

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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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02nd July 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last Update: 02.07.2021)

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CQC – Data on notification of COVID-19 deaths received from individual care homes expected to publish at July public board meeting – Published 11th June Data from the COVID-19 death notifications in care homes will be published on 21st July. For more information click here. CQC – Care for people with a learning disability during […]

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01st July 2021

Latest Social Care Monthly Content Highlights (June – July 2021)

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During June, our social care experts have updated the Heatwave Policy, Nutrition and Hydration Policy and the Supporting Service Users During Adverse Weather Policy to name a few. Full highlights of the month can be found in our monthly video below, where you can see what policies and resources our social care experts have updated […]

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28th June 2021

Compulsory Vaccinations

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The Government has recently announced plans for vaccinations against COVID-19 to be compulsory for all care workers in England under new legislation coming into place later this year, subject to parliamentary approval. This follows on from a consultation in April 2021 and is intended to protect residents from death and serious illness. From October 2021, […]

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25th June 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last Update: 25.06.2021)

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New online tool to help working families make the most of shared parental leave – Press Release 17th June A new tool has been made available to help expectant parents to access and understand Shared Parental Leave and Pay. For more information click here or you can refer to the Shared Parental Leave Policy and […]

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18th June 2021

Social Care in Vision (Last update: 18.06.2021)

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COVID-19: Overview of adult social care guidance on coronavirus – Updated 8th June Guidance has been updated to include new information on funding in social care, defining and reporting outbreaks in social care. References to shielding have also been removed. For more information click here. COVID-19: EU Settlement Scheme – guidance for applicants – Updated […]

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18th June 2021

Social Care In Vision – Wales (Last update: 18.06.2021)

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COVID-19: Social distancing guidance for everyone in Wales – Updated 7th June The guidance is for everyone in Wales, including children, and supports with social and physical distancing. For more information click here. COVID-19: Get rapid lateral flow tests if you do not have symptoms – Updated 8th June The guidance has been updated, for […]

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