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Messages in November

Email communications sent from Adults Commissioning team in November 2020.  This includes guidance and important information about the COVID-19 outbreak. 

COVID-19 Adult Social Care Provider Communication - 26 November 2020

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This issue includes:

  • Guidance and support for Home care workers to be tested weekly for Covid-19
  • Infection Prevention and Control resources and e-learning from NHSE/I
  • Flu - myth busting
  • How to access Locality commissioning events in December 2020
  • New Competency Framework for Adult Safeguarding Practice
  • 'Cornwall Needs You Now' recruitment campaign - update and resources
  • Proposals to regulate to stop movement of staff between care settings
  • Invitation to a Care Home Internship Project Engagement Session
  • Webinar to introduce A Promise Kept project
  • Update on Community Loan Equipment and impact of Brexit
  • Care Home Visiting Pilot media release
  • NHSX iPads for Care Homes – final allocations made

COVID-19 Adult Social Care Provider Communication - 18 November 2020 

This issue includes: 

  • ‘Cornwall Needs You Now’ campaign first week update
  • What are others' saying about the recruitment campaign?
  • Flu vaccinations – how GP practices are increasing access for care provider staff
  • Pharmacy Support for flu vaccinations for care providers
  • Contribute your views to the Government’s open consultation
  • National Safeguarding Week – 16 to 22 November 2020
  • It is also World Continence Week
  • Networking event - transforming care and support for people with learning disabilities and autism
  • Your thoughts please - Scoping Allied Health Professionals in Social Care
  • 'GenieConnect Pilot' – looking for Providers to participate
  • NHS Mail accounts - action for everyone


COVID-19 Adult Social Care Provider Communication - 11 November 2020

This issue includes:

  • Flu vaccination reminder
  • Proud to Care 'Cornwall Needs You Now!' recruitment campaign
  • New locality commissioning updates and future events
  • Statement from Director of Public Health on Care Home Visiting
  • Care home providers - how are you facilitating visits? Case Study from Tamar House, Saltash
  • Easy Read, Plain English and video based information for government guidance
  • NHSX iPad application for care homes update
  • Cornwall care homes and increasing digital capability project update
  • Access free CARE badges for your staff
  • Link to Proud to Care Cornwall November Newsletter
  • Personal Assistants eligible for free flu vaccination
  • CIoS Care Home Winter Readiness Pack
  • Information on Covid-19 nutritional care for care homes


COVID-19 Adult Social Care Provider Communication - 5 November 2020

This issue includes:

  • Care home visiting new guidance 
  • DHSC safer visits to care homes trial 
  • Importance for PPE in infection prevention and control 
  • Checking bar codes and support from 119 for care home testing
  • Flu vaccination
  • Cornwall needs you now! new recruitment campaign
  • Access to work in healthcare new training route into care roles
  • Regional Personalisation Webinar. Information for the learning disabilities and autism programme on 17 November
  • New voluntary role as BAME Lead for the local LeDeR steering group