COVID-19 resources for Managers and leaders

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): housing and care in specialist housing. A Housing LIN practice briefing

Housing LIN

A briefing for providers of specialist housing, such as extra care housing or supported living, which sets out what they should consider when seeking to reduce the risk of an outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). Sections cover factors about preventing the spread of coronavirus and measures to put in place to ensure residents can continue to live independently; staffing and workforce; and broader issues relating to the operational management of schemes. The briefing also signposts to range of useful online resources on government, and other trade and professional bodies’ websites. The briefing will be periodically reviewed and updated.

Last updated on hub: 25 March 2020

COVID-19: guidance for homeless providers in Northern Ireland

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland

This guidance sets out key messages to support planning and preparation as Northern Ireland moves into delay phase of responding to the risk of widespread transmission of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Key messages highlight the importance of co-ordination between providers; providers working in partnership to make best use of available workforce; and washing hands when entering and leaving hostel premises or rooms. The guidance is aimed at homeless providers, including hostels, refuges, day centres and shelters. It also includes important messages for hostel staff and residents. The guidance may be updated in line with the changing situation.

Last updated on hub: 24 March 2020

COVID 19: guidance for domiciliary care providers in Northern Ireland

This guidance sets out key messages to support planning and preparation as Northern Ireland moves into the delay phase of responding to the risk of widespread transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Key messages highlight the need for co-ordination between care providers, the voluntary sector and PHA; making best use of the workforce; and access to PPE. It is aimed at HSC trusts and registered providers of care and support delivered to people in their own homes, including supported living arrangements. It also contains information about informal carers and about carers employed through Direct Payments.

Last updated on hub: 24 March 2020

Mental health and psychosocial considerations during COVID-19 outbreak

World Health Organization

Summarises key messages that can be used in communications to support the mental and psychosocial well-being of different groups during coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. It includes messages for health care workers, health care managers, care providers of children, older adults, people with underlying health conditions, and people in isolation.

Last updated on hub: 23 March 2020

Briefing note on addressing mental health and psychosocial aspects of COVID-19

Inter-Agency Standing Committee

This briefing note summarises key supports to promote psychosocial well-being and/or prevent or treat mental health conditions in relation to the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. It identifies people's common responses to COVID-19; outlines the overarching principles of a mental health and psychosocial support response; lists key activities that should be implemented as part of the response to COVID-19; and identifies interventions to help specific groups who might experience barriers to accessing information, care and support or be at higher risk of infection. These include interventions to help older adults cope with stress and support people with disabilities and their carers to access care and information, activities for helping children deal with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak, activities for adults in isolation or quarantine; and interventions to support frontline workers and managers working in the COVID-19 response.

Last updated on hub: 23 March 2020

COVID-19 hospital discharge service requirements

Department of Health and Social Care

This guidance sets out how health and care systems and care providers should change their hospital discharging arrangements and provision of community support during the coronavirus outbreak. It provides details of a discharge to assess model which will be introduced across England to enable the discharge of all patients as soon as they are clinically safe to do so. Individual sections of the guidance detail what these changes mean for all health and care sectors with a role in hospital discharge. It highlights actions for: providers of acute care, providers of community health services; Councils and Adult Social Care services; Clinical Commissioning Groups; the Voluntary sector; and Care providers, including providers of care homes, home care and equipment and technology. Links to a range of resources to help achieve this new way of operating are also included. The guidance comes into effect from 19th March 2020. [This publication was withdrawn on 25 August 2020]

Last updated on hub: 23 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on vulnerable children and young people

Department for Education

Government guidance providing answers to a range of questions about the provisions being made for vulnerable children and young people during the Coronavirus outbreak. It covers provisions for children supported by the child social care system, those with education health and care (EHC) plans, and those in alternative provision settings.

Last updated on hub: 23 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on isolation for residential educational settings

Department for Education

Government guidance to support the management of children and young people living in children’s homes, residential special schools and colleges, further education providers with residential accommodation, mainstream boarding schools, and university halls of residence. The guidance includes advice on managing isolation for individuals or groups, in the event that a child, young person or staff member shows symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) or is confirmed as having the disease.

Last updated on hub: 23 March 2020

Coronavirus COVID-19 guidance for Shared Lives carers and schemes

Shared Lives Plus

This guide provides advice for Shared Lives carers, and Shared Lives scheme workers and provider organisations to support planning and preparation in the event of an outbreak or widespread transmission of COVID-19. The advice will also help their partner agencies and commissioners. It draws on government advice and includes information on the actions provider organisations can take to maintain service delivery; provision of personal protective equipment (PPE); cleaning and laundry.

Last updated on hub: 18 March 2020

Social care provider resilience during COVID-19: guidance to commissioners

Local Government Association

Shared guidance from the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), the Local Government Association (LGA) and the Care Provider Alliance (CPA) for local authority commissioners. The guidance summarises the pressures on social care providers arising from the coronavirus (COVID-19), and puts forward ways in which commissioners can alleviate these pressures. It aims to ensure that providers are supported to maximise availability of care and support and to remain operationally and financially resilient. Areas covered include: continuity planning, sick pay, workforce availability, rapid adjustment of support, supporting self-funders and use of non-contracted providers. The guidance does not deal with issues of infection control.

Last updated on hub: 17 March 2020

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