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31/12/2020   COVID-19 updates

Here at LinCA, we’re still available to answer all of your queries about coronavirus. You can reach us by email or call us on the phone, although due to our team now working from home our response time may take slightly longer than usual.

In the meantime, take a look at our list of useful resources below. If you have any ideas or information you would like to share with us please let us know.

We want to reassure our members and all providers that we will be here to support them during this difficult time, so whatever your concern, please get in touch.

Call us on 01522 581073 

Or, email Susanna Lovelock at 

Useful links

Gov.UK Coronavirus (COVID-19): adult social care guidance

Information for the adult social care sector on responding to the coronavirus pandemic.



CQC has a dedicated section to COVID-19 related changes on their website.



SCIE have created a hub for COVID-19 advice for social care


Skills for Care 

Whether you need guidance on PPE or temporary changes to DBS checks, Skills4Care has the latest COVID-19 updates from all of the relevant agencies (Department of Health and Social Care, Local Government Association, GOV.UK and more) all in one place.

Visit their website now for the latest COVID-19 advice for the social care sector.  


Care Provider Alliance

The Care Provider Alliance (CPA) has a page with latest news and guidance for COVID-19.


Public Health England

Useful resources


National Care Forum

links to important guidance

Healthwatch Lincolnshire

Your spotlight on heatlh and care services

Digital Social Care 

You can get advice on your technology and digital questions and issues from the Digital Social Care Helpline.


Royds Withy King Solicitors - Coronavirus hub

Shakespeare Martineau- Your Guide to Recovery and Resilience

Duncan & Toplis - COVID-19 Knowledgebase