Care England statement and documents

Statement from Care England regarding COVID-19

Please continue to send all COVID-19 related questions and concerns to Members may like to ensure that they, and their colleagues, are signed up to the twice daily Care England bulletins as the various other forms of communication which enable providers to have as much information as possible regarding COVID-19.

Thank you to everyone on the frontline for doing such a great job during the pandemic.

Coronavirus press conference (1 February 2021) 
Matt Hancock, Health and Social Care Secretary
Quoted Professor Martin Green, CEO of Care England – “Is a wonderful achievement and one that pays testament to the hard work of care home staff and our colleagues in the NHS and Local Authorities.” @8:10min Click here to watch the video. 

No10 Press Conference 16 April 2020 (Ben Kentish, LBC asking about care homes, Dominic Raab, Secretary of State noted Care England) Click here to watch video.

On the 14th July 2020, Care England hosted a webinar that dealt with the prospect of a second wave and what can be done to avert it. But also, what longer-term reforms are necessary in order to ensure the sustainability of the adult social care sector. Professor Martin Green, Chief Executive of Care England and the Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell, former Health Minister, both offered their views on what have been some of the key lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic thus far. The event was kindly sponsored by Towergate Insurance.  Click here to watch the webinar

Staff vaccine refusal/hesitancy - Care England resource document
Last updated 29 March 2021
This document aims to give members a list of sources that they can share with their employees who are hesitant to take the vaccine. It also provides links to articles about legal advice around mandatory vaccination and letting staff go due to refusal. The document is available for Care England members only and can be found under COVID-19 Vaccine Click here to login.  

Care England Covid-19 vaccination questions sent to DHSC - updated 29 March 2021
The document is available for Care England members only and can be found under COVID-19 Vaccine. Click here to login.  

Care England - Statement of Guiding Principles - The need for decision-making principles 
Updated 01 March 2021
Please click here to download the document.

Online scammersresearch document
Last updated 26 January 2021
Care England put together a document that gives advice to members on how to spot email scams and fake websites following the Government warning of increased online scammers.
The document is available for Care England members only. Click here to login. 

Adult Social Care Sector: The Second Wave and Beyond  click here to download document 14 July 2020

Learning disability support and care services in the UK - July 2020
Care England, the largest representative body for independent providers of adult social care, has prepared this briefing in order to better elucidate the learning disability sector in the UK at present and highlight how it has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Download the full and short version of the document from the members-only section. Click here to log-in.

Care England statement on visitation to Learning Disability services - July 2020
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