Important reminder: Masks still to be worn in Care Services

The Monitoring Officers at Hertfordshire County Council have recently noted many instances where Care Professionals are no longer following guidance on the proper use of PPE. Getting PPE wrong might affect your PAMMS rating or cause an outbreak / serious illness....

PPE Portal Update

A replacement PPE (personal protective equipment) Portal has been created to better serve eligible providers in accessing COVID-19 related PPE stock. All users should receive an invite over the next few months to move over to the new system. You should have received...

Supported living and PPE portal update

Supported living guidance update The supported living guidance for providers has recently been updated setting out information to support local plans and preparations to manage risk, and support people in supporting living settings throughout the COVID-19 pandemic....

BBC Two – ‘Inside the Care Crisis’ with Ed Balls documentary

Did you see the recent BBC Two Documentary ‘Inside the Care Crisis’ with Ed Balls? Whilst much of the information was fantastic there were some areas for concern, in particular the use of clear-panelled/transparent face masks when delivering personal and direct care....