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Professional Resources

The latest information relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) for providers, to support you in managing staff and supporting service users.

E-bulletins

Issue 5 - Financial stability - 30 March 2020   Opens new window

Issue 4 - Recruitment support available - 27 March 2020   Opens new window

Issue 3 - Coronavirus information for care providers - 26 March 2020   Opens new window

Issue 2 - Deprivation of liberty safeguards (DoLS) update - 23 March 2020  Opens new window

Issue 1 - Working with adult social care providers during Coronavirus - 23 March 2020  Opens new window

Guidance

Residential care, supported living and home care

Residential care, supported living and home care in the event of a coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak 

Home care/domiciliary care 

Guidance on home care provision 

Local authority guidance for care providers

Leicester City Council 

Rutland County Council 

Local authority support with recruitment of staff and volunteers

Leicestershire & Rutland

Leicester City 

Care Quality Commission 

Care Quality Commission response to coronavirus outbreak 

Guidance on use of personal protective equipment (PPE)

Guidance on use of personal protective equipment 

Guidance for employees, employers and businesses

Guidance for employees, employers and businesses in providing advice about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 

Stay at home (self-isolation)

Stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection 

Social Distancing

Guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK, including children, and protecting older people and vulnerable people

Hospital Discharge

Hospital discharge service requirements

Education, Childcare and Colleges

Guidance about maintaining educational provision for schools, childcare providers, colleges and local authorities in England 

Information for parents and carers about the closure of schools and other educational settings following the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19

Resources

General resources including email banners and posters

Public Health England - information about COVID-19 easy-read PDF

For providers who are registered on the Leicestershire Social Care Development Group (LSCDG) you can view a video about the correct use of PPE.

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Please check back regularly for the latest updates.

 

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