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A dedicated app for the adult social care workforce in England has been launched to support staff through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. A communications toolkit to support the app has also been produced.
Government information about the free parking pass and concessions for health, care and volunteer workers, including information on how to use the pass.
Information Commissioner's Office (ICO): Data Protection and What You Need to Know
The National Institute for Health Research have produced a 2 part briefing paper aimed at day centre providers.
The COVID-19, or Coronavirus, pandemic and the lockdown of society from March 2020 were unprecedented. Most day centres closed to regular users. The document aims to support day centre providers in the journey into a ‘new normal’ after the lockdown.
Equation: Domestic and Sexual Violence
Equation are now acting as the single point of contact for coordinating domestic and sexual violence services and advice for professionals and communities.
Crime and Drugs Partnership
Information for under 21 year olds who may use substances, regarding CO19.
An easy read guidance document explaining coronavirus has been produced for communities.
Please can all foodbank enquries go through the Golden Number and not directly to foodbanks as they risk being overwhelmed in coming weeks. This will enable us to relieve the pressure and refer appropriately. Additionally all food banks have gone from a collection to a delivery service because of the situation.
The Golden Number is: 0115 915 5555
A Golden Number (915 5555) has been set up in Nottingham City in order to get support for people who cannot get out to get their groceries or medication due to the need to be shielded or because they are self-isolating.
To support our vulnerable citizens to access help and support, today we have launched a message inviting citizens to call the City Council Customer Hub.
Where we have local people who are self-isolating and need support? They can now call us if they don’t have trusted friends or neighbours to help with picking up and delivering their medicine, food and household supplies.
Our Customer Hub on 0115 915 5555 is the Golden Number that can connect our vulnerable citizens to community support groups and neighbourhood volunteer teams. This Golden Number is open 9am-5pm Monday to Friday or help can be accessed via this link. www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/coronavirus
Please also make sure all foodbank enquires are directed to the Golden Number in the first instance and not directly to foodbanks as they risk being overwhelmed in coming weeks. This will enable us to relieve the pressure and refer appropriately. Additionally all food banks have gone from a collection to a delivery service because of the situation
Fit Testing is only for the FFP2, FFP3 and their equivalents e.g. N95. These should only be used for aerosol generating procedures (AGPs) and these masks cannot be used without Fit Testing.
Details of the company doing mask fit training is below:
Dane at Essential Site skills:
- Telephone: 0115 8970529
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Frontline health and care staff will be able to access support from the hundreds of thousands of NHS volunteer responders.
Access via the portal for NHS Volunteer Responders.
Please click here for Nottingham City Council's statement of support provided to contracted and non contracted providers during COVID-19.
The Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System have created a live online toolkit for care homes and home care providers.
The Toolkit provides an overview of 11 key areas care home and homecare staff should be familiar with;
1) Admission and discharge criteria;
2) Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment (ReSPECT) including palliation and end of life plans;
3) Medications and symptom management;
4) Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) measures;
5) Timely access to and correct use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE);
6) Testing and swabbing;
7) Death verification;
8) Access to emergency grief and bereavement support.
9) System Pathway alternatives
10) NHS Mail
11) Communication Channels
Oxygen Therapy: Guidance documents on use of Oxygen therapy outside acute settings during the COVID 19 pandemic
The documents below have been developed by NHS Clinical Networks to support clinical decision making in the use of oxygen therapy for specific patient groups or settings.
RideWise have opened an Emergency Bike Bank to support essential workers in Nottingham(shire) during this crisis. RideWise is offering essential workers who are struggling to get to their homes, communities or workplaces a free bike to help them get around. As a charity that have been a part of this community for over 15 years RideWise is committed to helping where they can because transport will become a major barrier for people without cars.
People can email RideWise at email@example.com and they'll match people with a suitable reconditioned and serviced bike to keep them moving (while our stocks last) - which will be increasingly important as public transport service reductions come into force across the City and County.
For more information please view this communiction from RideWise.
Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service have a new online referral system for professionals requesting a ‘Self and Well check’.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service are pleased to announce a new online referral process for Safe and Well visit requests from our professional partners for residents of Nottinghamshire who are, or maybe, at an increased risk of fire. The Service website will now have a separate area for ‘professionals only referrals’ that incorporates our fatal fire CHARLIE matrix: it can be accessed here: https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/staying-safe/professional-referrals
You will need the following credentials to make the referral:-
Agency Code: agency
If you require any further assistance please contact:
- firstname.lastname@example.org or call on
- Telephone: 0115 967 0880
- Text: 07766 299 999 (hearing impairment)
Please be aware that there have been a number of scams targeting vulnerable people that have been reported to Nottingham City Council.
The scams involve someone:
- Watching carers come and go from service users homes and knocking and telling the service user that the government has sent them to do their shopping.
- Someone turning up at the house of a service user and telling them they have come to spray the house due to coronavirus and try to extract payment.
Please also see our dedicated page on scams for the public.