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Messages in June

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

COVID-19 Adult Social Care Provider Communication - 25 June 2020 (Issue 44)

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This issue includes:

  • 'What care means to me" video
  • Top Tips for Infection Prevention and Control
  • Supporting people living with dementia with Covid-19
  • Care home pulse oximeter distribution
  • Catering in care homes survey
  • Launch of Care Friends employee referral app
  • Consultation on draft Adult Social Care Charging Policy

COVID-19 Adult Social Care Provider Communication - 22 June 2020 (Issue 43)

This issue includes:

  • an update from SW PHE Health Protection Team
  • links to latest government guidance for care settings
  • Care Home webinar notice - Proxy Access for Care Homes
  • Nurses in care setting survey

COVID-19 Adult Social Care Provider Communication - 17 June 2020
(Issue 42)

This issue includes:

  • staff wellbeing and resilience
  • Learning Disability Week
  • Accommodation with Care workshops
  • NHS Capacity Tracker - capturing recovery
  • Post-Viral Fatigue guidance
  • MS Teams and NHS Mail webinars from Digital Social Care
  • Care Home Provider support
  • Whole care home testing links
  • Test and Trace impact on care homes
  • Antibody Testing survey
  • Infection Control guidance
  • PPE Clipper Service - increase orer limits
  • Nurses in care setting
  • Healthwatch Cornwall Coronavirus survey 

COVID-19 Adult Social Care Provider Communication - 11 June 2020
(Issue 41)

This issue includes:

  • updated list of Named Clinical Leads for care homes
  • Pharmacy Teams across Cornwall
  • Infection Control Fund Grant update
  • Accommodation with Care - virtual workshop and short survey
  • Skills for Care Covid-19 support webinars - Bereavement
  • Online courses from the Business Resilience programme


COVID-19 - Adult Social Care Provider Communication - 8 June 2020
(Issue 40)

This issue includes:

  • Volunteers Week - Thank you
  • Whole care home testing eligibility extended
  • Reporting of test results
  • Care Home Test Kits - Courier Collections Service new online booking system
  • Skills for Care resources for Registered Managers
  • Updating the Capacity Tracker from your mobile device



COVID-19 - Adult Social Care Provider Communication - 3 June 2020
(Issue 39) 

This issue includes:

  • Healthwatch Cornwall Coronavirus Survey
  • DHSC Covid-19 Testing Programme: Whole Care Home Testing Webinars and access to test kits
  • Free induction and refresher training from Skills for Care and DHSC
  • Infection Control Grant update
  • IPC training slots this week
  • Staff wellbeing and support


COVID-19 - Adult Social Care Provider Communication - 1 June 2020 
(Issue 38)

This issue includes:

  • New discharge medication support service for people going into care homes
  • IPC training slots still available this week
  • Test and Trace Easy Read guidance
  • Volunteer Week 2020 - 'day in the life' short video Volunteer Cornwall
  • NHSmail reminder to register and recent surveys update