COVID- 19 Information for Providers

COVID- 19 Information for Providers


Please find below guidance for testing.  There is specific guidance for care homes, domically care and extra care and supported living.

20220127 ASC Testing And Restriction Changes Stakeholder Letter (002) (pdf 159KB)
Care Homes Changes To Your Testing Regime (pdf 105KB)
Dom Care Changes To Your Testing Regime (pdf 151KB)
ECSL Wider Changes To Your Testing Regime (pdf 151KB)

There are also Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) for the following provider groups: Care Homes, Domically Care, Extra Care/Supported Living, High Risk Extra Care/Supported Living and Adult Day Care Centres.

Adultdaycarecentres COVID 19 FAQ Feb22 (pdf 108KB)
Carehome COVID 19 FAQ Feb22 (pdf 93KB)
Highrisk ECSL COVID 19 FAQ Feb22 (pdf 111KB)
Homecare Domiciliary Care COVID 19 FAQ Feb22 (pdf 108KB)
Wider ECSL COVID 19 FAQ Feb22 (pdf 109KB)

Community Equipment Amnesty

We are asking all care home and supported living providers across Sefton who have individuals that have been issued with community aids and equipment, and who no longer need or use this equipment, to return it to Sefton Community Equipment Stores

Read our full statement here 

Emergency PPE

PPE is available from:

Sefton Community Equipment Service Store, Unit 2c Bechers Drive, Aintree Racecourse Business Park, Liverpool L9 5AY. 

If you need to place an order, please email in advance specifying what you require. You will be notified when your order is ready for collection from the store. 

Personal Protection Equipment for Carers

If you are providing personal care to someone outside of your household (paid or unpaid Carer) you should now consider using PPE to protect you and the person you are caring for, and Sefton Council are now able to offer a ready-made pack of PPE that will be provided free of charge. This includes protective gloves, disposable face masks, aprons and eye protection. This resource will be available until March 2022.

To order your PPE from Sefton Council, please email and make sure you clearly mark your email as “Carers Paid/Unpaid PPE”. Once your request has been received you will be advised of a date and time when to collect your PPE from three available collection points. 

Please let us know if you are unable to collect your PPE as soon as possible.

For those Carers without access to email, please call the Councils Contact Centre on 0345 140 0845 who will pass your details on to the Emergency PPE contact.

Last Updated on Tuesday, May 31, 2022

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