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Wales, we need you!

WELSH home care providers have put out another urgent plea for more carers to come forward to help their frontline staff amid the ever-deepening Coronavirus crisis this month (March 2020).

 

Arrangements for driver welfare and hours of work: coronavirus (COVID-19)

Driver access to welfare facilities

All drivers must have access to welfare facilities in the premises they visit as part of their work.

Volunteers – how to help, thank you, and stay safe

Wales has a strong tradition of people helping one another out, and we’ve really seen this in action over the past few weeks. From picking up the phone, to delivering supplies to people who are self-isolating, to helping our public services, there are lots of things that can be done.

A message to our communities from Chief Constable Matt Jukes:

A message to our communities from Chief Constable Matt Jukes:

"The majority of people are already making real sacrifices to save lives and we urge everyone to follow the advice that is designed to keep us all safe.

Parents MUST re-apply now for emergency childcare from March 30

New emergency childcare arrangements for essential workers will come into effect from Monday, March 30 – and Rhondda Cynon Taf residents and employees must re-apply by Friday to take advantage of it. 

Clap For Our Carers

Tonight the country is being encouraged to take part in a huge round of applause to show our appreciation of all those working in the NHS, and across all frontline services, at such a difficult time.

Deliberate Fires Appeal – Help Reduce Demand on Firefighters

This week our crews have attended a number of grass and refuse fires across South Wales, which we suspect may have been deliberately started.

Some have required the attendance of multiple appliances, use of critical equipment and the movement of resources.

Coronavirus (COVID - 19) latest information and advice from Rhondda Cynon Taf Council

The Council’s contact centre has been repurposed to respond to coronavirus – please only contact the Council for essential/emergency requests. Our full focus is to prioritise all services in response to coronavirus.