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Messages in July

Email communications sent from the Adults Commissioning team in July. This includes guidance and important information about the COVID-19 outbreak.

COVID-19 Adult Social Care Provider Communication - 30 July 2020 (Issue 50)

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This issue includes:

  • information on promoting job vacancies with Proud to Care Cornwall
  • link to the system-wide Staffing Bank survey - extended deadline
  • additional Government funding for Apprenticeships information
  • Increasing digital capability in care homes post webinar links
  • reporting suspected Covid cases information for care homes
  • invitation to participate in new care home 'Blue Box' project
  • Meeting the needs of people living in care homes during Covid guidance
  • invitation to attend a Special Interst Groupd for Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)
  • registrations for RESTORE 2 Train the Trainer training
  • IPC training for Domiciliary Care

COVID-19 Adult Social Care Provider Communication - 24 July 2020 (Issue 49)

This issues provides an update on the Visiting Care Homes guidance from Public Health Cornwall

COVID-19 Adult Social Care Provider Communication - 22 July 2020 (Issue 48)

This issue includes:

  • a link to Visitng Care Homes Guidance
  • DHSC Testing Kits recall information
  • Remote consultation and digital capability in care homes webinar 
  • Nutritional Care for Care Homes guidance
  • PPE Information Update around CPAP and FFP3 masks
  • Mental Capacity Act and Testing webinar
  • Virtual Jobs Fair with DWP, Proud to Care and Chaos Group
  • Staff Bank survey to assess potential need for system-wide bank
  • Free pulse oximeter distribution for care homes. Use summary guidance, how to claim and Restore2 training
  • Return to Work and Mental Resilience online course
  • Impact of easing lockdown restrictions on domestic violence and abuse guide
  • Volunteer Cornwall Walking Buddies programme

COVID-19 Adult Social Care Provider Communication - 16 July 2020 (Issue 47)

This issue includes:

  • Good news care stories
  • Useful links around COVID-19 Care Homes Testing and restesting
  • Updated information on the Digital and Remote Solutions in Cornwall Care Homes webinar
  • Social Care Questions & Answers online sessions
  • Learning Disability England webinar
  • Information on Temporary Equipment Loans
  • Latest PPE information
  • Information around Face Coverings
  • Consulation on the Draft Carers Strategy and Survey
  • The latest Proud to Care Newsletter

COVID-19 Adult Social Care Provider Communication - 8 July 2020 (Issue 46)

This issue includes:

  • Useful links around COVID-19 Care Home Testing and retesting
  • Care Homes COVID-19 Preparedness Checklist
  • Changes to the 111 system in Cornwall briefing
  • Webinar on Digital and Remote Solutions in Cornwall Care Homes
  • Home Care Free Infection Prevention and Control Training. This is from NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Latest PPE Video from Dr Ruth Goldstein
  • Sustaining Excellent Leadership in Care online sesion
  • Free Dementia Training e-learning
  • Scam email awareness information
  • Consultation on draft Adult Social Care Charging Policy
  • Warm Homes Fund information

COVID-19 Adult Social Care Provider Communication - 1 July 2020 (Issue 45)

This issue includes:

  • Good Care Month celebration
  • Recruiting into Social Care - how to get involved with Proud to Care
  • It's Okay not to be Okay - Support and Resources for Care Homes
  • Reminder of Coronavirus Safe PPE
  • Access the Cornwall Local Outbreak Management Plan
  • Update on the Infection Control Fund - Home Care Providers
  • Update from NHS Kernow CCG Coronavirus Testing in Care Homes
  • Information and guidance around Remote Consultations in Care Homes
  • React to Falls Support App information
  • Care Homes Pulse Oximeter Distribution reminder
  • REACH Live Online Wellbeing Session
  • Reminder to update the NHS Capacity Tracker