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Month: May 2021

Sport England Return to Play Funding

28th May 2021

In addition to their regular funding streams, which have been affected by the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, Sport England has opened a £21.5m Return to Play Fund. The funding has been split into three parts: Small Grants Community Asset Fund Active Together These are in addition to their other active funds currently open for applications: … Read more

New award to recognise exceptional practice in adult social care workforce

26th May 2021

The exceptional efforts of the social care workforce will be recognised through a new award launched by the Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care. This new award is the first of its kind for adult social care and is open to the workforce from all settings and parts of the sector. The awards will be … Read more

Coronavirus (COVID-19): adult social care guidance

26th May 2021

Information for the adult social care sector on responding to the coronavirus pandemic. This page brings together coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance published by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and Public Health England (PHE) for the adult social care sector and other relevant guidance. Find out more Read more

Health and wellbeing of the adult social care workforce

25th May 2021

Advice for those working in adult social care on managing your mental health and how employers can take care of the wellbeing of their staff during the coronavirus outbreak. Includes a section for the self-employed. This has now been updated to reflect the changes made as part of ‘Step 3’ of the government’s ‘COVID-19 response … Read more

How to order Covid-19 PPE – updated limits

24th May 2021

The Government have updated their guidance for health and social care providers when ordering PPE through the portal. The updated guidance includes additioanl information on small hand hygiene order limits for domiciliary care providers. Find out more here Read more

Coronavirus restrictions: what you can and cannot do

17th May 2021

The government has published guidance on the latest updates for coronavirus restrictions. Key changes include the easing of restrictions to allow groups of up to 30 to meet outside, increased from the previous limit of 15. Read the full guidance here. Read more

Covid-19 and providing home care – updated guidance

17th May 2021

The Government have updated the information for those providing personal care to people living in their own home during the coronavirus outbreak. The guidance has now been updated to reflect that clinically extremely vulnerable people are no longer required to shield  Read the guidance here Read more

Updated: Guidance for the safe use of multi-purpose community facilities

17th May 2021

The Government has updated their guidance for the safe use of multi-purpose community facilities. The guidance particularly refers to Social Distancing and Capacity (2a) and Support Groups (3a): https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-the-safe-use-of-multi-purpose-community-facilities/covid-19-guidance-for-the-safe-use-of-multi-purpose-community-facilities Read more

Partnership project helps community enterprises and disabled people get active together

11th May 2021

Disability Rights UK (DR UK) and Community Catalysts have partnered together to help more grassroots, smaller community enterprises benefit from Sport England’s Tackling Inequalities Fund. The Fund aims to reduce the negative impacts of Covid-19 by supporting more disabled people and people with long-term health conditions to get involved in sport and physical activity, thereby reducing inequalities. … Read more

Free local support for your community enterprise in/around Ryedale

5th May 2021

If you’re based in or around Ryedale, you can get free tailored support and mentoring to help you set up your own community enterprise, small organisation or group offering care and support to others. Your local Community Catalyst and mentor, Kathy Peacock, can help you to: Work for yourself Work locally Choose your own hours … Read more