We aim to provide Plymouth families with additional needs the best care
Please see our latest newsletter put together by the very talented Kimberley!
For all Premier Care employees - please see this letter regarding annual leave
Some much deserved recognition from Matt Hancock (Secretary of State)
I'm sure that you're already aware but the Prime Minister has now announced more restrictive measures, this applies to all Premier Care employees, the people we support and their relatives.
People can only leave their home for:
+ Shopping for basic
We want to make sure all our employees have a chance to ask any questions they have relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in terms of their employment and the service being provided during this unprecedented time.
We've now set up a Whatsapp Group so that all
We have had a few queries around the 80% of workers wages being covered by the government and just to confirm that this applies where a company is considering closing or laying off employees and is called the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
The Coronavirus Job
For all staff who drive - due to an increased risk of further measures being taken by the government we have drafted a letter for you to carry in your car when you travel to and from your workplace. You will still need to carry your ID badge with you whenever you
We have been liaising with the Local Authority and the position (as it currently stands) is that we have to act in the best interests of each individual person who might not have capacity to understand the implications of not following the social distancing measures
Following the announcement by the Prime Minister we are strongly advocating the following for all of the people we support and their staff members:
Avoid contact with anyone who has symptoms of COVID-19 (temperature and persistent cough)
Avoid use of
At the moment communication with managers is working on an 'on-call' significant / emergency issues basis 24/7, if you have a routine enquiry (non urgent) please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. This e-mail will be checked in the morning and late
There is a new process for staff before self isolating. Firstly you need to go onto the 111 website and answer the questions. If you have symptoms then it will ask you if you need a self isolation note - you will then need to follow this link and answer the
With much relief we can now announce that Support Workers & HCA's are on the 'keyworker' list and only one parent needs to be a keyworker for their child or children to be able to access school. If the school needs evidence of your job role please ask your
In regards to school closures and our employees with dependants, we are currently waiting for the list of 'key workers' to be produced by the government but are fully expecting support workers and domiciliary care workers to be on this list. As soon as there is
FREE HOT DRINKS!!! Please be advised that all Premier Care staff members can get a free hot drink from any McDonalds or Greggs in Plymouth, you will need to have your ID badge with you.
As an update in terms of staff annual leave, we are not cancelling booked annual leave at this stage. We'd like to take this opportunity to pass on our thanks on to all of those who have offered to cancel their own annual leave during this difficult time.
Please click here to view our latest announcement.
16/03/2020 - Current guidance is that Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) will now be available for eligible individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 or those who are unable to work because they are self-isolating in line with Government advice. This is in addition to the
Please see follow this link for easy read guidance to be shared with the people we support and this link is for an easy read poster.
Please read this letter regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).
If you're concerned about Coronavirus, please take a look at our business continuity plan and see link on our Facebook page
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