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GCPA are opening up membership to all care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic, please fill in the application form to start your membership process

COVID-19 Reclaim Form

Please click below to download the COVID-19 Reclaim Form. This form should only be completed for any additional expenditure directly relating to COVID-19 costs that you as a provider have incurred. COVID-19 Reclaim Form Once completed, please return to your…

Guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19)

You can access theĀ Guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19) here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-the-public-on-mental-health-and-wellbeing/guidance-for-the-public-on-the-mental-health-and-wellbeing-aspects-of-coronavirus-covid-19

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Information

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Below are links to queries that GCPA are receiving in regards to PPE (correct as of 29 March 2020): Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for pandemic coronavirus When to use a face mask or FFP3 Putting on PPE for Non-Aerosol…

Open Letter to Supermarkets & Pharmacies

To assist you in gaining access to food, groceries and medications we have written an open letter to supermarkets and pharmacies within Gloucestershire. Please feel free to download and print for your staff to show alongside their ID: Open letter…

ReSPECT Updates & Forms

Here you can find all the documents you may need for ReSPECT matters: ReSPECT Form ReSPECT policy v4 amended FINAL aug 2019 ReSPECT Ten Top Tips FINAL ReSPECT update March 20th 2020 2AAn introduction to ReSPECT clinicians using2 Completing the…

Clap for Care Staff

Below is the Clap for Care Staff poster for 8pm on Thursday 26th March 2020: Please right click to save image.

COVID-19 Community Hub

If you or someone you are supporting is in need of assistance during this time, please use the GCC Community Hub. Click here to download: GCC COVID-19 Community Help Hub Poster

Royds Withy King Solicitors COVID-19 Blogs

Many providers are worried about the potential impact of the Coronavirus Bill. Mei-Ling Huang, Partner of the healthcare legal team at Royds Withy King has very helpfully put together a blog about the Coronavirus Bill; you can access it here:…

COVID-19 – Carers Hub Message

Please click here for a message from the Carers Hub: Carers Hub message during Covid 19 v3

COVID-19 DBS Checks

The Disclosure and Barring Service have released information in relation to a change in DBS checks: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/covid-19-changes-to-standard-and-enhanced-id-checking-guidelinesĀ