Adult Social Care Providers and Personal Assistants

Resources

Cleaning in non-healthcare settings guidance

Stay at home guidance (for staff and visitors)

Identification and management of outbreaks of COVID-19 in care homes - Poster version 5 for downloading and use

PPE resources

COVID-19: putting on and removing PPE – a guide for care homes (video)

Guide to Donning and Doffing PPE

Food supplies for care homes

A searchable (by postcode), on-line database of wholesalers that will provide care home deliveries or click and collect is now available.

Visit the CPA’s website.

A wider set of resources relating to food supply can be found here.

Helpline for providers

Digital Social Care has set up a helpline to assist adult social care providers to use technology during the COVID-19 outbreak. The helpline – run by a team of digital experts – is open between 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday and will give providers practical advice to troubleshoot a problem or give 1-1 support.

Find out more about the helpline on the Digital Social Care website

Bereavement support

During the Coronavirus pandemic people are experiencing the death of family and friends in very difficult and painful circumstances. It is affecting families bereaved by COVID-19 and also people bereaved by other means. Bereavement is experienced differently by everyone.

Further information about bereavement

Listening Ear Bereavement Service

Visit the Cruse Bereavement Care website