Weekly Communication – Week Commencing 10/10/2022

Dear Colleagues

Please see your weekly overview update on behalf of the Director of Adult and Community Wellbeing (DASS) and Director of Public Health (DPH)

11 October 2022

Update to Statutory Guidance and Formal Notice – Health and Care Act 2022 – Adult Social Care Provider Information Provisions

Dear Providers

Please note the guidance and formal notice relating to ASC data collection has been updated.

Key updates are as follows:

  • Guidance and formal notice updated on reporting window opening and closing dates. The list of mandatory data items for care home and domiciliary care providers has been updated to include COVID-19 autumn booster data
  • Annex A changed to reflect the current status of COVID-19 vaccination questions in Capacity Tracker
  • A new section titled ‘Upcoming changes to workforce data collection and new domiciliary care packages of care collection’ has been added.
  • In the formal notice of mandate document, a link to draft regulations laid on 5 September 2022 has been added.

See the links below to view in more detail:

Formal Notice: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/health-and-care-act-2022-adult-social-care-provider-information-provisions/formal-notice-of-a-mandate-for-all-asc-providers

Statutory Guidance: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/health-and-care-act-2022-adult-social-care-provider-information-provisions

With kind regards
DHSC

Many Thanks

Performance Support Officer
Provider Development Team