COVID-19 resources

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End of life care

Skills for Care

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, health and social care workers who may not be specialists in this area are now finding themselves caring for someone at the end of their life. This webinar – supported by Hospice UK and Dying Matters – explores advance care planning, care in the final days and care after death.

Last updated on hub: 29 June 2020

Dealing with the impact of COVID-19 on your staff

Skills for Care

This webinar looks at the impact of COVID-19 on workers and draws on examples from organisations who have developed effective strategies to support their staff. It examines how organisations and staff may react to the crisis – from fear, to learning, to growth and development, and considers some of the key issues that have emerged and how best to deal with them. These include: staff worrying about the safety of their families, themselves and people they care for; staff feeling isolated; staff feeling overwhelmed with information; not being sufficiently appreciated; dealing with grief and bereavement; feeling exhausted. The webinar shares practical advice and signposts to helpful resources.

Last updated on hub: 29 June 2020

COVID-19 IE and PA updates

Skills for Care

Signposts to the latest information and guidance dedicated to individual employers (personal health budget holders and direct payment recipients) and personal assistants during the COVID-19 crisis.

Last updated on hub: 29 June 2020

NICE guidance: preventing infection and promoting wellbeing

Skills for Care

This webinar – delivered by NICE – focuses on two areas of NICE guidance: helping to prevent infection and promoting positive mental wellbeing, considering the particular challenges for social care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar also covers NICE COVID-19 rapid guidelines and NICE social care quick guides.

Last updated on hub: 29 June 2020

Using technology to support the people you care for

Skills for Care

For many vulnerable people who receive care, COVID-19 and the lockdown mean a dramatic reduction in activities and family contact. Staff may also have less free time to spend with the people they support as things change. It is critical to minimise the impact for users of services and their families. This webinar – co-delivered with Digital Social Care – explores how technology can offer some help to connect people and to bring ‘outside experiences’ in.

Last updated on hub: 29 June 2020

Keeping your team motivated

Skills for Care

Staff resilience and motivation are vital as employers try to meet the many challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar highlights the leadership behaviours which staff find most satisfying and motivating in normal times, but especially so in times of crisis.

Last updated on hub: 29 June 2020

Human Resources in the time of COVID-19

Skills for Care

The impact of COVID-19 has created an extremely challenging time for the social care workforce. There are a number of HR issues that are causing confusion and complications for both employers and employees, including furlough, sick leave and annual leave. This webinar – co-delivered with ACAS – covers many of the questions that have been raised by managers.

Last updated on hub: 29 June 2020

Attracting workers

Skills for Care

Social distancing means some traditional face to face activities to reach candidates, such as recruitment fairs and open days, are not currently possible. Employers are seeking different ways to attract people to their workforce. This webinar provides practical suggestions to help care providers explore linking with the local community to reach potential candidates and receive support with recruitment activities.

Last updated on hub: 29 June 2020

Managing bereavement

Skills for Care

This COVID-19 response webinar focuses on bereavement and the staff experience of losing a colleague or a person they are caring for. Bereavement is the experience of losing someone important to us and is characterised by grief, which is the process and the range of emotions we go through as we gradually adjust to the loss. Claire Henry and colleagues from Skills for Care discuss what bereavement in the workplace setting means and how to support staff at this time including support to help move forward.

Last updated on hub: 29 June 2020

Essential training

Skills for Care

This webinar covers essential training and guidance, training for regulated professionals and funding available and how to access it. It identifies training that remains a priority to ensure there is a skilled and competent workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic, and which is supported by the CQC. The webinar also highlights the funding available, and the endorsed training providers, to support adult social care providers with staff training needs during the pandemic.

Last updated on hub: 29 June 2020