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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: Management of Staff and Residents in Social Care Settings

Here you can find information on the management of staff and exposed patients or residents in health and social care settings: Click here to go to the government guidance   Care Homes Guidance: Care Homes_guidance_England Putting_on_PPE_Care_Homes Taking_off_PPE_Care_Homes   Home Care…

Adult Social Care Infection Control Fund

Following the announcement by Rt. Hon. Matt Hancock below is the grant circular and the Minister for Care Letter in relation to the additional ¬£600m grant Adult Social Care Infection Control Fund - Letter from Minister for Care Adult Social…

One Gloucestershire Video – COVID-19: Mental Health Support

One Gloucestershire have produced the video below to assist in gaining support for mental health issues: https://youtu.be/OcGMrdM79Dc

COVID-19: Our Action Plan for Adult Social Care from DHSC

Please find below the link to access the Department of Health & Social Care COVID-19 Action Plan: COVID-19: Our Action Plan for Adult Social Care

Digital Social Care Helpline

Click below for support for digital social care, including access to NHSmail: Digital Social Care Helpline Announcement

COVID-19: Are you a care provider in Gloucestershire who is concerned about COVID-19?

GCPA Information, advice and Guidance Frequently asked questions Useful websites GCPA Information, advice and guidance Membership Fees: Considering the unprecedented situation, we all find ourselves in, The Management Team of GCPA are temporarily suspending all membership fees for existing members.…

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 the 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

Latest PPE Guidance for domiciliary care (July 2020): Domiciliary_guidance_v4_20_Jul Latest PPE Guidance for care homes (July 2020): How_to_work_safely_in_care_homes_v5_20_July Disposal of defunct masks: Cardinal-Type-IIR-Face-Masks-ICA-FINAL-CLEARED This guidance outlines the infection prevention and control advice for health and social care providers involved in…

Key Worker Status Letters

Below is the Key Worker Status Letter from the Integrated Care System for your staff to use to enable them to continue their important roles and gain access to supermarkets and pharmacies. Please download and print for your staff. Please…