Guidance to commissioners in alleviating pressures on social care providers during COVID-19 (Local Government Association, UK)

The Local Government Association (the network of local governments throughout the UK) summarises pressures on social care providers arising from COVID-19, and provides ways in which commissioners can alleviate these pressures.

  • The following challenges will be faced by social care providers
    • Collaboration and communication
    • Business Continuity Plans (BCP)
    • Cashflow to homecare services and to residential care
    • Sick-pay
    • Workforce availability
    • Rapid adjustment of support
    • Infection control
    • Self-funders
    • Use of non-contracted providers

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