Please can funded providers check their messages on the Provider Portal as there are a number of overclaims for the Summer Term that need to be resolved before payments can be generated. Delaying payments is not an option so claims will be reduced as advised in your Portal messages if we do not get a response by Tuesday 23rd June.
The Home Office, in collaboration with a number of other government departments, has produced information and guidance for those who are operating in communities and may not be trained to recognise the signs of abuse or neglect.
Prevent the spread of infection by maintaining high standards of hygiene, including hand washing and regular cleaning and disinfection of surfaces. This will help prevent COVID-19 spreading in schools, as well as other infectious diseases.
These webinars have been developed by the PHE South West Health Protection Team and are run every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4pm.
Re-usable PPE items may be used providing they are appropriately cleaned and stored between uses, according to the manufacturer’s instructions or local infection control policy.
Preventing and controlling infection, including the use of PPE, in education, childcare and children’s social care settings during the coronavirus outbreak.
We are all awaiting news of whether holiday provision will be able to open during the summer holidays. An announcement is expected from the government on July 4th.
You must tell Ofsted when anyone aged 16 or over stops living or working in the home where you look after children.
The Citizens Advice Scams Awareness 2020 campaign kicks off this week and we want to make sure you can stop, report and talk about scams. The coronavirus crisis has led to scammers finding more sophisticated ways to scam people.
Please find information regarding backdating 30 hour codes for Summer 2020 so that funding can be claimed and used by parents during these difficult times if childcare is provided.