To find out about support on offer from Central Government and the New Anglia Growth Hub during the coronavirus outbreak see Support for Norfolk businesses.
We are offering extra support to care providers in the following ways:
We will support your cashflow through our payment approach:
This outlines our financial support to you in managing the additional costs you may be facing at this unprecedented time. This is part of a mutual aid approach which will recognise not only those costs but also the requirement to work differently to meet the ongoing care and support needs of people.
Central Government has recognised that local care providers will require additional financial support to maintain critical support services at this current time. As a result, we are offering a financial support package for adult social care providers.
The Care Workers Charity has set up a Covid-19 emergency Grant programme for currently employed care workers who must take time off work due to Covid-19 for either illness or self-isolation or for funeral costs. Applicants must work in role that is involved in or supports the provision of adult, elderly or disability care.
On 30 April the government announced that the NHS-funded nursing care rate is being increased to £183.92 from 1 April 2020. For more information see NHS-funded nursing care rate announced for 2020 to 2021.