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Keeping staff safe: Risk assessment template
Keeping staff safe: Risk assessment template

Following the weekly Q&A with Care Homes on Wednesday 24 February, St Jude’s kindly offered to share their risk assessment template with other homes to ensure all measures are being […]

Published on 26/02/2021

People with Learning Difficulties eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Priority Group 6
People with Learning Difficulties eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Priority Group 6

The advice of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) remains that adults with severe and profound learning disabilities, and those with learning disabilities in long-stay nursing and residential […]

Published on 26/02/2021

Care staff free to attend vaccine Q&A session – Tuesday 23 February
Care staff free to attend vaccine Q&A session – Tuesday 23 February

Thank you to those of you who were able to attend Sutton Council’s live Question & Answer session on the COVID-19 vaccine last Thursday. There will be another session at […]

Published on 17/02/2021

Join the campaign to Keep Sutton Safe!
Join the campaign to Keep Sutton Safe!

We are pleased to see the number of social care workers stepping up to get their COVID-19 vaccine to help keep Sutton safe. Staff at Gracewell of Sutton care home […]

Published on 17/02/2021

Gracewell staff get vaccinated: Have you had yours?
Gracewell staff get vaccinated: Have you had yours?

We are pleased to see staff at Gracewell of Sutton care home have received their COVID-19 vaccine and are happy to explain why it was important they did. Watch the […]

Published on 10/02/2021

COVID-19 vaccine – everything you want to know!
COVID-19 vaccine – everything you want to know!

Sutton Council’s Director of Public Health Dr Imran Choudhury along with Dr Pardhanani, the GP clinical chair and council leader Ruth Dombey will hold a live, online Q&A event on […]

Published on 10/02/2021

Helping you to understand the COVID-19 vaccine
Helping you to understand the COVID-19 vaccine

The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is safe and effective and gives you the best protection against coronavirus.  It is our best defence against the spread of the virus. The NHS is […]

Published on 5/02/2021

South African variant of the coronavirus – update for Providers
South African variant of the coronavirus – update for Providers

There have been several recent news reports about the new South African variant of the coronavirus.  As a result of this new strain, the government has announced additional testing, which […]

Published on 5/02/2021

Rapid Testing Funding for Care Homes
Rapid Testing Funding for Care Homes

The London Borough of Sutton has been awarded £527,000 of funding to support Care Homes with the rollout of Lateral Flow testing.  All Care Homes registered within the borough were sent […]

Published on 27/01/2021

Vaccine update: Care Homes and Home Care providers
Vaccine update: Care Homes and Home Care providers

As of this week, all Care Homes and Home Care providers registered within Sutton, and Home Care providers commissioned by the London Borough of Sutton, have been sent updated information on […]

Published on 27/01/2021

Rapid COVID-19 testing site in Sutton
Rapid COVID-19 testing site in Sutton

The new rapid COVID-19 tests (also known as lateral flow devices or LFD tests) can identify people who might have the virus without symptoms and be carrying and spreading it […]

Published on 14/01/2021

Free PPE provision extended until June 2021
Free PPE provision extended until June 2021

The Government has extended the provision of free personal protective equipment (PPE) for COVID-19 needs to social care providers until the end of June 2021. In order to protect the […]

Published on 12/01/2021

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