Waltham Forest Council Care Providers News

Care Providers’ News 11 February 2021

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New creative project in Waltham Forest exploring loss


A new creative project to support the community to explore and process the multitude of loss felt during the pandemic and beyond, with the opportunity to contribute to a new Wood Street Walls mural.

All sessions are free and all in the borough are welcome. Join @thelossproject1 for a new community project to explore loss for residents of Waltham Forest in an informal, safe and welcoming way. Get involved by joining our free creative workshops in February and March or send in your ideas to inspire the community mural, made with Wood Street Walls. 

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Coordinate My Care updates

Coordinate My Care

Coordinate My Care is a service that coordinates urgent care for patients and is a digital care planning service.


Please see link below for fuller information including how to start these plans and training sessions.

Read more information

Eligible staff vaccination update

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Please can all providers make sure they contact their supplier relationship manager to advise them of the following:

• Number of eligible staff for a vaccine.

• Number of staff agreeing to be vaccinated.

• Number of staff reporting their first dose received.

Please can all residential care, nursing and homecare providers ensure they are updating the Capacity Tracker with any vaccination updates.

From Thursday 11 February 2021 initially for a period of two weeks, all eligible frontline care workers can also access their first vaccination via the National Booking Service.

This provides an additional option for employers and eligible frontline social care workers to access an appointment at a time and place that is convenient for them. The National Booking Service can be contacted by phone – dial 119.  Or access the service using the link below.

Contact national booking service


5 Ways to Wellbeing


5 Ways to Wellbeing are five evidenced based actions to take to look after our mental wellbeing.

Please see guidance that can help you signpost to local resources in Waltham Forest to support wellbeing during lockdown.


Go to Council’s Wellbeing webpage


5 Ways to Wellbeing Guidance

Help start conversations about mental health and wellbeing

Mental Heath

Please see following links for bingo and/or chatter box card to help start conversations in your teams about mental health and wellbeing.

They are very helpful tool you can periodically use in your team meetings to encourage conversations among colleagues.

More info on Bingo


More info on Chatterbox


COVID-19 Waste Management standard operating procedure – 5 January 2021 Version 4

Waste Management Guidance

Please see below the document that sets out the Waste Management approach for all healthcare facilities including primary care facilities and testing facilities in England and Wales during the COVID-19 outbreak.


Read Operating Procedure

Coronation Square development at The Score Centre in Leyton

Coronation Square Leyton

The Coronation Square development is looking for Waltham Forest artists to create a prominent and public visual celebration of the Leyton community.

This special commission will take pride of place on the hoardings of the new Coronation Square development, which will be on site for up to six years.

The budget for the commission is £5,000, which must include all artist fees, expenses and design development. If you or anyone you know would be interested, please send CVs and expressions of interest to the team by midnight on Sunday 28 February 2021 or visit our website for more information.

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