I’m considering using CCCV’s services – do I need to worry?

CCCV are following all advice from the Government, NHS and Care Quality Commission, and have put extra precautions in place to protect both our Staff and User Members. It’s is business as usual, and there are no differences to the high-quality care we provide or arranging packages of care for …

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What if the Staff Member who provides my care has coronavirus?

We are following all the latest advice, including requiring anyone to self-isolate if they: Test positive for coronavirus, Are displaying symptoms of coronavirus or Have been told to stay at home by NHS Test and Trace. Staff Members who are self-isolating or have coronavirus will be replaced by another Staff …

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Contacting us during lockdown

In line with government guidelines, our office team will be working fully or partially from home throughout the Tier 3 lockdown. We have arrangements in place to ensure you can still contact our team, via telephone, email or through the website as preferred.

Can I use an Advocate?

User Members have the right to access external agents who will act in their interests to help them solve problems, discuss concerns etc. The Registered Manager will be happy to provide information on local advocacy groups and other support networks, if required. 

Will I have the same Staff Member each day?

This depends on how many visits you have each week. We very rarely have just one Staff Member assigned to a particular User Member. This allows for periods of time where your Staff Member may be away on holiday, however we do try to keep the number of your Staff Members to …

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What tasks will my Staff Member carry out?

We agree a ‘Care Plan’ which details exactly what you have instructed us to do. This then becomes the work list for each day. Care plans frequently evolve, and we check regularly to ensure that the care we are providing is meeting your needs.

Is there anything that my Staff Member is not able to do?

work to that list. We are not able to give injections or change sterile dressings. Also, we cannot carry out tasks which are likely to cause risk to either the person we provide care to or to the CCCV Staff Member. Tasks will be agreed with you in advance. Any changes …

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