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30th April 2020: Treasury cut taxes to reduce PPE costs - Read this information now

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30th April 2020: How to use the self-swabbing kit for a combined throat and nose swab (Video) - Please click here to view this video

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29th April 2020: Social Distancing in the workplace - Click here to download this document

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29th April 2020: Citation update and free guide on social distancing - Click here to download a copy of this communication

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28th April 2020: Further information on COVID-19 testing in social care - Click here to download and view this guidance now

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28th April 2020: Personal protective equipment (PPE) – resource for care workers delivering homecare (domiciliary care) during sustained COVID-19 transmission in the UK - Click here to download this document

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28th April 2020: Covid-19 Daily Update for partners across Surrey Heartlands - 27th April - Click here to download a copy of this email

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28th April 2020: Health and Wellbeing Information for Care Staff - Click here to read more

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27th April 2020: The new MCA and DoLS guidance: what care providers need to know during the coronavirus pandemic - Click here to read more

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23rd April 2020: Royds Withy King -Job Retention Scheme: Essential update for Care Providers - Click here to read more

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21st April 2020: Royds Withy King Legal Guidance on Coronavirus, from the Coronavirus Hub - Click here to visit the Coronavirus Hub now

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21st April 2020: COVID-19 NCF Members' Briefing - Click here to view this download this document

21st April 2020: DMAG Care Homes - disclosure COVID-19 - Click here to download this document

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21st April 2020: Surrey Local Resilience Forum - Briefing document for Surrey Care Association (SCA) and other care settings in Surrey - Click here to download and view this document

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20th April 2020: Adult Social Care: how we expect the sector to interpret guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - Click here to download this document

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20th April 2020: Starline Guidance - Click here to download this guidance

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20th April 2020: COVID-19: Supporting autistic people and people with learning disabilities - Click here to view more

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16th April 2020: Pathway to accessing care for individuals with a Learning Disability - Click here to download this document

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16th April 2020: COVID-19 Adult Social Care Action Plan - Click here to download this document

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9th April 2020: COVID-19 SABP delirium management guidance - Click here to download this document

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9th April 2020: Resource pack for care homes during the Covid-19 pandemic - Click here to download this

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9th April 2020: Specialty guides for patient management during the coronavirus pandemic - Click here to download this guide

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9th April 2020: BGS Coronavirus - Managing delirium in confirmed and suspected cases - Click here to download this document

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8th April 2020: End of Life Care procedures- COVID-19 - Click here to download this document

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8th April 2020: Death Certification and Cremations - Click here to download this document

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8th April: Digital Social Care has set up a new helpline to support the adult social care sector with harnessing technology during the COVID-19 outbreak. See the below link for more details.

www.digitalsocialcare.co.uk/covid-19-guidance/

The helpline will be open between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday on 0208 133 3430 or by email on help@digitalsocialcare.co.uk.

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8th April 2020: RIDDOR Reporting of COVID-19 - Click here to read more

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6th April 2020: Guidance for Learning Disability Care Providers - Click here to download this document

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6th April 2020: NHS E/I link to Coronavirus for NHS Clinicians and Managers - Click here to view this guidance

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6th April 2020: New Guidance on CJRS - Click here to view Guidance - Click here to view Guidance 2

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6th April 2020: Domestic Abuse safeguarding advice guidance sheet during COVID-19 - Click here to download this document

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3rd April 2020: Weekly Update - Tips and Advice from David Holmes - Click here to download this document

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3rd April 2020: Information for pregnant women, their partners and for new parents. Surrey Heartlands Advice During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Click here to download this document

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3rd April 2020: Admission and Care of Residents during COVID-19 Incident in a Care Home - Click here to download this

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3rd April 2020: Surrey County Council, Resources for residents - Click here to view more

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3rd April 2020: The Latest PPE Guidance - Click here to view more

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1st April 2020: Obtaining PPE Stocks for non-NHS Supply Chain Customers - Click here to download this document

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1st April 2020: New Guidance for Care of the deceased - Click here to view this guidance now

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