CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) : Guidance for Voluntary, Community, Social Enterprise (VCSE) and Faith organisations
Thrive Trafford has a contingency plan to reduce risks to our staff and visitors and to mitigate the possible impacts on our work. We advise all VCSE organisations to do the same.
For more information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) from Trafford Council please visit: https://www.trafford.gov.uk/Engagement/Covid-19/Coronavirus-COVID-19-updates-and-advice.aspx
PPE Guidance - Trafford Council's Public Health Team's 'A Guide to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the Voluntary Sector' please VCS - PPE guidance.
Thrive Trafford are running a VCSE PPE and Health & Safety Q&A Session with Trafford Council's Public Health team on Thursday 2nd July 2020 at 1pm to 2pm. If you would like to join the session to ask any questions around PPE and Health & Safety guidance for your VCSE please email Caroline.Lewis@thrivetrafford.org.uk
Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for the charity sector - Guidance to help with running your charity during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-the-charity-sector
Covid-19 Advice for small charities
If you're a small charity take a look at Small Charities Coalition's useful special briefing on Coronavirus.
It covers what to do to help stop viruses like Coronavirus spreading and has useful prompts of things to consider for your organisation and to support the people you work with.
Advice from NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Action)
NCVO have compiled advice for voluntary organisations for SUPPORTING STAFF, VOLUNTEERS AND BENEFICIARIES AND KEEPING SAFE – Information, Advice and Guidance includes:
Prevention and social distancing
Returning to work safely
Continuing your operation
Cleaning, handwashing and hygiene procedures
Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Supporting beneficiaries/service users
Supporting staff and volunteers to work from home
Employees rights and sick leave entitlement
Supporting members of the community facing discrimination
Taking an inclusive approach to covid-19
Guidance for trustees Webinars on protecting staff, volunteers and beneficiaries
For full details on these areas please visit: https://knowhow.ncvo.org.uk/coronavirus/supporting-your-staff-volunteers-and-beneficiaries-and-keeping-safe
Clubs and organisations all over the country are experiencing lots of challenges due to Covid-19. GreaterSport are here to help by providing tips, tools, links and ideas to help keep your club working with your members and customers. For more information and support visit: https://www.greatersport.co.uk/ways-to-keep-moving/support-for-the-physical-activity-sector
Covid-19 VCSE Funding - to view the latest funding opportunities for your community or voluntary organisation please Click Here.
Advice for organisations and employers:
Government advice for employers is here
ACAS advice for Employers can be found on here
Covid-19 Guidance for the Safe Use of Multi Purpose Community Facilities please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-the-safe-use-of-multi-purpose-community-facilities
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Service User Advice in 21 different Languages
Doctors of The World have shared COVID-19 guidance for patients produced in 21 languages: English, Albanian, Dari, French, Pashto, Portuguese, Bengali, Vietnamese, Kurdish Sorani is available at the moment, but more languages coming soon: Mandarin, Hindi, Urdu, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, Malayalam, Turkish, Farsi, Amharic, Tigrinya, Somali
Accessible to download here:
Healthwatch Trafford Covid-19 Information and Advice For more information on Health & Social Care services in Trafford visit: https://healthwatchtrafford.co.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/
Trafford Service Directory - Covid-19 Updates including Covid-19 Testing Centres
For Trafford Service updates please Click Here
For more information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) from the UK government response please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response June 30, 2020