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Supporting health and social care providers in Devon

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Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Guidance

1 April 2020

Please note that Public Health England have produced new PPE Guidance, which replaces the local guidance produced earlier. Please use these links to refer to the most current information. Public Health England have now published eagerly awaited Infection Prevention and Control Guidance, which includes updated guidance on PPE for different settings. The new guidance includes Continue reading…

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Financial support arrangements

1 April 2020

In order to give providers as much confidence and stability as possible arrangements have been put in place to support providers financially whilst we work through the COVID-19 outbreak together. These financial support arrangements are detailed here and they will be in operation until 30 June, with them being reviewed at the end of May.

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Guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK

1 April 2020

This guidance is for everyone, including children. It advises on social distancing measures we should all be taking to reduce social interaction between people in order to reduce the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19). It is intended for use in situations where people are living in their own homes, with or without additional support from friends, Continue reading…

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Support for care workers – ID and parking

31 March 2020

We have had a number of enquiries around care workers who are supporting people in the community who do not have ID badges. A template for the critical worker letter has been emailed to providers by the County Council. There have also been examples of care workers receiving abuse as they are travelling around the Continue reading…

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What other support is out there?

31 March 2020

Coronavirus Business Support A full range of business support measures have been made available to UK businesses and employees. This page helps businesses find out how to access the support that has been made available, who is eligible, when the schemes open and how to apply. Access to Volunteer Support Volunteers may be in a Continue reading…

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How are we going to communicate with carers?

31 March 2020

We recognise that this is a stressful and uncertain time for carers, so we are writing to you to outline the support that is available to help you to continue caring during the current coronavirus situation. Coronavirus information for carers

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Government’s Business Support Helpline

31 March 2020

Backed by the UK Government, the Business Support Helpline provides free, impartial business support and signposting services to businesses in England. Give them a call today on 0800 998 1098. This service is available, Monday to Friday, from 9am to 6pm. Find out more about this service on Gov.uk

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