COVID-19 training and national guidance

Training

Online training: Infection prevention and control

This 'Infection prevention and control' training has been developed by Sussex CCGs. It's aimed at people working in Sussex based community care homes, hospices, domiciliary care, and personal care assistants.

The training covers causes of infection, cleaning methods, waste disposal and infection control laws and policies.

It lasts 1 hour and there are several dates to choose from throughout the year.

Visit Eventbrite for more information and to choose and book your place.

Webinar: Q&A sessions – NHS capacity tracker

The NHS Capacity Tracker team are now delivering weekly Q&A sessions for care homes in the South East on Tuesdays from 1pm to 2pm.

Join the meeting on Microsoft Teams.

Skills for Care training

Skills for Care has developed COVID-19 essential training. This is targeted and fully funded support for providers and personal assistants to meet the essential aspects of core and mandatory training.

Other training for adult social care providers

Adult social care providers can access non-COVID related training on the East Sussex Learning Portal.


Guidance

Government guidance

Care staff in all areas should review Coronavirus restrictions: What you can and cannot do.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): adult social care guidance brings together guidance published by the Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England and other relevant guidance.

Overview of adult social care guidance on coronavirus provides information for adult social care providers.