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Supporting health and social care providers in Devon

What ‘alternative’ service delivery is available in the event we can’t access beds from the independent sector?

18 March 2020

We are preparing additional facilities which can be used to support the rapid discharge of medically fit patients if sufficient care home or personal care provision is unavailable.  This includes developing hotels and similar venues.  We are aligned with the staff redeployment workstream to ensure we have sufficient trained staff available to run these additional […]

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How are we going to maintain and increase flow from hospitals in such circumstances?

18 March 2020

We will prioritise need, with discharge from hospital a high priority but balanced alongside protecting people at high risk in their own homes. We will be exploring ways of utilising DCC and NHS community capacity, including potential staff redeployment to the front line and mobilising other capacity wherever possible. This will be kept under constant […]

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How will priority for services be determined?

18 March 2020

Service user prioritisation guidance has been prepared for use by care management and providers and is being issued on this website. In that communication, providers will be asked to review their own prioritisation against those criteria and consideration is currently being given to allocating support to providers form our care operations teams. (15/3)

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