STAFF UPDATE

Please find below our latest employee update for Prestwick Care. This update is correct as of 11 June 2020. Please continue to view the company website to obtain the most recent employee updates.  

• Caring for people with Covid-19  

The following animation has been developed by NHSE for use in care homes, domiciliary care and informal carers. 

 • NHS Track and Trace advice 

 📞 If NHS Test and Trace calls you it will be from their single number 0300 0135 000 

💻 The only website to visit is: https://contact-tracing.phe.gov.uk  

⚠️ Contact tracers will never ask you to do the following: 

 • Active at Home – guidance for older adults to prevent deconditioning 

Active at Home booklet – developed to provide practical guidance to older adults on home-based activities that will help to maintain their strength and balance – is now live on the PHE Campaign Resource Hub:  https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/resources/campaigns/50-resource-ordering/resources/5118    

• Covid – Vulnerable Older People Report 

Attached report outlines collaborative work in Newcastle to support vulnerable older people in the community during the pandemic. 

 • Citylife Line 

The service has been set up with partners in the voluntary and community sector for people wanting to volunteer their time while also providing a service for people to register their need for assistance. To find out more about the service, and to make contact, please visit the Citylife Line page here https://www.newcastle.gov.uk/services/public-health-wellbeing-and-leisure/public-health-services/coronavirus-covid-19/citylife 

Please continue to closely monitor updates from government, including guidance and advice from Public Health England at https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus 

If you have any queries about this notice, please contact HR@malhotragroup.co.uk

This update is correct as of 11 June 2020. Please keep in touch with your line manager in relation to further updates.