The information below contains current and up to date information for social care providers.
Test and Trace Strategy Launch – 28th May 2020
Please find under downloads 3 documents that set out the above strategy: flowchart setting out the process to be followed, Test and Trace Frequently Asked Questions and Workplace Guidance documents.
This guidance explains how employers and businesses can play their part in the NHS Test and Trace programme to slow the spread of the virus, protect the health and care system and save lives. This guidance should be used in conjunction with Link: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19. By following the BEIS guidance employers can reduce the risk of co-workers having to self-isolate if a member of staff tests positive for COVID-19. Please Note: This guidance is for England only, though there are equivalent arrangements for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): looking after people who lack mental capacity – updated 29th May 2020
There is also further useful information about mental capacity on this website:
Other resources for your information:
Visit Skills for Care COVID Webpage - https://www.skillsforcare.org.uk/About/News/COVID-19-Guidance-from-other-agencies.aspx
Visit our Website for further updates - www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/coronavirus
Visit Notts Help Yourself for a register of COVID-19 resources to support you at this time - https://www.nottshelpyourself.org.uk/kb5/nottinghamshire/directory/document.page?id=Igc3gkzdlkc
Sign up to our and our Health and Wellbeing bulletin - www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/emailme
Mobile App linking care providers and resources they have found useful during the COVID pandemic - https://webapp.mobileappco.org/m/COVID19CARE/?appcode=COVID19CARE
If you don’t already, please join our social channels for latest information on coronavirus and NCC Services:- Nottinghamshire County Council on Facebook or on twitter @NottsCC
Please use the Quality & Market Management Team email address firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions for the team and if you are not sure who else to ask. Please also receive our very grateful thanks to you and your staff teams who are supporting people across the County in these very challenging times, it is very much appreciated.
For all resources / documents that have been shared so far can be found under the Resources section of Provider Corner