Our COVID-19 Support and Resource Hub is your go-to for finding out more about managing your business around the Coronavirus. It contains best practice advice, support and other resources and information compiled by our industry experts.
How can your care software help with COVID-19 vaccination?
The UK’s rapid approval of a COVID-19 vaccine is welcome news for the whole country and in particular those areas hardest hit.
The Adult Social Care Infection Control Fund. Need to knows!
The extension of the Infection Control Fund has meant care providers are seeing more support to reduce transmission.
Residential care workers set to be limited to one site only
The government is reportedly drawing up new legislation restricting residential care workers to working in one site only.
Home Counties Carers and their mission to raise money
Home Counties Carers have written and composed their own song dedicated to carers during COVID-19.
COVID-19: Now it’s time for a visitor's management system
Care homes are legally allowed to remain open for visitors, but how can you abide to the required infection control measures?
Care home couple reunite - despite COVID-19
Athena Care Homes reunite a couple after months apart. Thanks to Athena Care Homes for their hard work keeping their residents happy but most of all, safe.
Videos: Tea with Tobi podcast – Business continuity and compliance
A look into business continuity and compliance during COVID-19 and how to manage this within your business.
£600m infection control package announced for care homes
Additional support has been provided to the care sector, with a new care support pack.
Video: CQC pause routine inspections, but systems can still support.
We look at how Access Care Compliance audits can keep you prepared for when the CQC start inspections.
Running a medicine re-use scheme during COVID-19
The government’s temporary guidance on running a medicine re-use scheme in care home and hospice settings.
Business continuity update: Where are we now?
What has happened with business continuity and how has it changed? Our social care risk-management expert investigates.
Video: How to note infection and keep track of who it’s affecting
The addition of a COVID-19 tag within Access Care & Clinical allows efficient tracking of infection.
Tackle COVID-19 with technology and software.
Find out how Access Group Care Management software can help you tackle Coronavirus in your business.
Fosse Healthcare adds COVID-19 early warning system for care staff
The implementation of Access Care Planning has seen them fine-tune their care planning delivery.
Face shields – A key requirement and how we can support
Working with West Country Group and Barriguard, we’ve secured some discount and charity support for face shields. Find out more.
Domiciliary Care Fee Rises – Will other councils follow Devon’s lead?
Devon County Council have pushed through a decision to increase the amount they pay to domiciliary care providers.
Videos: Capturing vital information using our software
How some of our systems have adapted to COVID-19, and how to utilise them to benefit your business.
Bringing colour and positivity into your care setting with Access Juniors
Create a positive link to the world outside, with our Access Juniors digital creation templates.
Recruitment and Contingency, what should care businesses do now?
eLearning For You investigate what the CQC are saying about recruitment, and how you can be prepared.
Your downloadable COVID-19 hygiene guide
What should we be doing regarding hygiene? Download our poster to support your business.
Video: Using expenses in our software to support your service users
Access People Planner can help carers support clients when claiming for shopping and other necessities.
Exclusive offers and discounts to support your business during COVID-19
Find out more about offers and discounts on Access Health & Social Care software.
The financial impact of COVID-19 on your care workers
What financial impact is the Coronavirus having on employees and how can employers help?
What are some solutions to the shortage of PPE?
The care sector are getting increasingly more worried over the shortage of PPE. Here’s where to find stock
Coronavirus job retention scheme and furloughed pay
The government have launched furlough pay so employers pay 80% of their employees’ salary during COVID-19.
Video: Manage and monitor COVID-19 in your care or nursing home
Find out how smart use of Access Care & Clinical can aid early detection of those with COVID-19 symptoms and much more.
Relaxed DBS checks and how to meet the care demands of COVID-19
What has changed with DBS checks and screening, and how can care staff be encouraged during the outbreak.
The Care Workers Charity Coronavirus Fund
How we’re supporting the Care Workers Coronavirus Fund and why it’s so important for you to do your bit if you can.
Using Access People Planner to help you through COVID-19
How is Access People Planner adapting to the Coronavirus, and what benefits is it offering to customers.
Tackling loneliness during the Coronavirus lockdown
Loneliness can be a difficult thing to manage. Learn techniques to keep morale high in care.
Helping to provide more heroes into social care
Onboard new care workers easily with Access Group screening software.
Increasing the care workforce to help Coronavirus pressures
The government’s plan to help increase the workforce and what the public are doing to help.
Next of kin care notes make social distancing less stressful
How the next of kin app in Access Care Planning keeps relatives updated on a person's care and allow them to notify if one of your clients falls ill.
Video: How Access Care Planning keeps family updated during COVID-19
How your Access Care Planning software can automatically update next of kin on people’s care, with some virus specific tweaks.
What government support is there for the care sector during COVID-19?
The chancellor has announced a £5 billion COVID-19 fund, here are the important details and what it means for you.
COVID-19 electronic assessment forms
How to quicky add COVID-19 elements to your assessment/observation forms to increase your clients' safety. See how it works with this quick tutorial video.