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Care Matters Special: National Lockdown, January 2020
Care Matters Special: National Lockdown, January 2020

This is a special Care Matters Weekly update for Tuesday 5 January 2021 following the move to National Lockdown, including information on: School closures and key worker status Hands. Face. […]

Published on 5/01/2021

Updated national guidance for care home testing
Updated national guidance for care home testing

Following a significant rise in infections, attributed to the rapid spread of a new variant of coronavirus, we have updated our guidance on staff testing for all care homes in […]

Published on 31/12/2020

Latest guidance on care home visiting in Tier 4
Latest guidance on care home visiting in Tier 4

Due to the very rapid increase in people testing positive for COVID-19, Sutton is now in Tier 4 COVID-19 restrictions .  This means that the rules for visiting relatives in […]

Published on 24/12/2020

Staff begin to receive vaccines
Staff begin to receive vaccines

Lee Thorogood, a Clinical Lead and Service Manager in Sutton Health & Care’s Care Home Support Team, received the first dose of his COVID-19 vaccine on 21 December 2020! For […]

Published on 24/12/2020

Councillors give thanks to Sutton’s Social Care Community
Councillors give thanks to Sutton’s Social Care Community

Leader of Sutton Council, Councillor Ruth Dombey, and Chair of the People Committee, Councillor Marian James, have sent a virtual Christmas card to the borough’s social care community, to give […]

Published on 22/12/2020

Supporting Care Homes to remain safe through winter
Supporting Care Homes to remain safe through winter

As a follow up to the Supporting our Care Homes to remain safe submission to the Department for Health & Social Care, we have produced a follow up report Supporting our Care Homes […]

Published on 21/12/2020

COVID-19 vaccinations for residents in Supported Living
COVID-19 vaccinations for residents in Supported Living

Sutton Council would like to remind supported living care providers that if you have any service users who are over 80 years old and can get to the COVID-19 vaccination […]

Published on 21/12/2020

WATCH: Social care workers COVID-19 vaccine Q&A
WATCH: Social care workers COVID-19 vaccine Q&A

With care workers being among the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, it’s natural that many will have questions about its development and the part they will play in its […]

Published on 18/12/2020

Sutton Care Home Staff given access to COVID-19 vaccine this week
Sutton Care Home Staff given access to COVID-19 vaccine this week

The NHS is preparing to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine as it has now been confirmed as safe and effective. Care home staff have been given top priority for the […]

Published on 14/12/2020

Regular Testing service available for extra care and supported living settings
Regular Testing service available for extra care and supported living settings

NHS Test and Trace is making regular COVID-19 testing available to eligible Extra Care and Supported Living settings in England. In order to be eligible for testing, Extra Care and […]

Published on 12/12/2020

Care in Sutton during COVID-19: Thank you
Care in Sutton during COVID-19: Thank you

Sutton Council, along with Sutton Health & Care and care providers, have produced this video to recognise the incredible work undertaken during the difficult months of the first national lockdown. […]

Published on 5/12/2020

Infection Control Funding: Payments and deadlines update
Infection Control Funding: Payments and deadlines update

With over 120 CQC Registered Providers, the team have successfully made payments to Care Homes, Home Care, Supported Living and Extra Care; thank you for your patience and understanding.  Further […]

Published on 4/12/2020

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