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The Prime Minister has today set out the next steps in the easing of lockdown. See the press conference at Youtube: Prime Minister's Coronavirus press conference (10 May 2021) for details.

Between 4.00pm on Wednesday 12 May and 7.30am on Thursday 13 May, the following systems will be unavailable due to essential maintenance: our online council tax, business rates and housing benefit overpayments service, our welfare assistance form and our test and trace payments form. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Support for adult social care providers

We work closely with adult social care providers and partner organisations to support providers and help them improve their services.

Who we work with

Our Supporting the Provider Market Team works with:

  • local providers delivering adult social care services
  • providers or services linked to hospital discharge or admission avoidance

How we can help

We can offer a range of support:

  • recruitment and retention: support to help you address any challenges in the recruitment and retention of staff for particular geographic areas or market sectors
  • staff training and development: help filling training gaps for your staff and managers to meet our strategic and operational priorities, includes issues such as hospital discharge requirements and enabling people to receive care closer to home
  • proactive support: early intervention to resolve service delivery issues and avoid us having to intervene later
  • technology and innovation: help to explore innovative options using the latest technology to develop services, create efficiencies and improve service delivery

The support we offer to local adult social care providers is free of charge and there is currently no charge for training courses.

If you would like support in any of these areas please Contact us .

Technology funding for providers

Our Technology Improvement and Innovation Fund applications are now closed.

County Durham Care Partnership

In partnership with

  • County Durham Care Partnership
Contact us
Supporting the provider market
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