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15th June 2020

Part I – Managing PR in a Crisis (Health & Social Care)

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Download Factsheet 1 on Managing PR in a crisis for free here. It includes checklists on the preparation you need BEFORE a crisis. Download Now   No one can predict when a crisis may strike, whether it’s a local incident or a global pandemic. We can, however, control the way we handle its impact on our staff and brand reputation. While health and care […]

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12th June 2020

Social Care In Vision (Last update 12.06.20)

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Our latest social care summary, including updates on the Emergency Support Framework, Adult Social Care Infection Control Fund and more. Download it here for free.  Download Now   Alternatively, please read the update here:  A) Emergency Support Framework CQC has published a blog on the Emergency Support Framework this week. If you have a call […]

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12th June 2020

How Good is Our Care and Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic? (Scotland)

Senga Currie Head of Care Development (Scotland)

 A New Key Question Has Been Developed Life has been very different for all of us during this pandemic. People, especially those most vulnerable, have had to socially distance, shield and isolate. All new terminology, as we do our best to lessen infection rates and decrease the devastating impact of COVID-19. As you will all […]

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12th June 2020

Emergency Support Framework Guidance – Dental Services (Last update: 12.06.20)

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You can download our Free Emergency Support Framework Guidance for Dental here. Download Now   Alternatively, read the guidance here:   A) Dental services Newsflash CQC are now using our Emergency Support Framework (ESF) with Dental services. CQC will now be rolling out the framework to Dental services from 15 June and a letter has been […]

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11th September 2020

Care Homes: Coping with Death and Grief during COVID-19

Katie Farrar Occupational Therapist

The death of a loved one is one of the most difficult emotional experiences we can have in life. Death is something we regularly deal with working in care homes, but COVID-19 has turned the whole process of dealing with death and grief upside down. Advance care plans and end of life wishes are essential […]

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12th June 2020

Adult Social Care Infection Control Fund Summary (Last update 12.06.20)

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A) What is the Infection Control Fund? The Adult Social Care Infection Control 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 in and between care homes, as well as supporting the wider workforce resilience. […]

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12th June 2020

Helping the Families of Care Home Residents Cope with Separation and Isolation during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Katie Farrar Occupational Therapist

Helping the Families of Care Home Residents Cope with Separation and Isolation during the Covid-19 Pandemic We are all suffering from being separated from our loved ones in one way or another and although isolation is the right response to the Covid-19 pandemic, it only intensifies the loneliness and anxiety experienced by those that it […]

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10th June 2020

John’s Campaign

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My mother died of dementia almost 18 months ago. I’ve lost count of the times over the last weeks that I’ve heaved a sigh and said, ‘I’m glad she’s gone’. For the last period of her life Mum lived in a nearby nursing home where I visited every day. She would start to shout for […]

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09th June 2020

GP Weekly Update (Last update 09.06.20)

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Our GP Weekly Update which includes updates on the COVID-19 GP Preparedness Webinar, Test and Trace, National Testing Programme and more. Download it now for free here.  Download Now   Alternatively, read the summary here: A) COVID-19 GP Preparedness Webinar The latest Primary Care webinar on 4 June gave an update on the following: 1) […]

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05th June 2020

Emergency Support Framework Guidance for Independent GPs and Clinic services (Last update 05.06.20)

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Download our Emergency Support Framework Guidance for Independent GPs and Clinic services here. Download Now   Alternatively, you can read the summary here.  A) Independent GPs and Clinic services Newsflash CQC are now using our Emergency Support Framework (ESF) with General Practice and health and care providers in the criminal justice system. CQC will now […]

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