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The City Council has adopted a scheme of direct financial support that enables Coventry Providers to claim the additional costs relating to COVID 19 such as additional staffing costs and PPE where not covered by other Government schemes and grants. Support for Nursing Homes is being provided by the Clinical Commissioning Group.
|Domiciliary care||Residential care||Other provision||Total spent so far on supporting providers that Coventry has contracts with in response to COVID-19|
|Provision of PPE||94,743||32,364||26,768||153,875|
|COVID specific cost claims||10,828||128,615||11,033||150,476|
|Domiciliary care||Residential care||Other provision||Total spent so far on supporting providers that Coventry does not have contracts with in response to COVID-19|
|Provision of PPE||0||N/A*||0||0|
|COVID specific cost claims||0||N/A*||0||0|
* Coventry City Council contracts with all care homes in the city.
The City Council is also ensuring prompt payment to providers through revision of payment terms to some areas of provision.
The City Council has worked in collaboration with partners to ensure effective supplies of PPE are available where providers are unable to source this themselves or from central supplies. No charges have been made for the PPE provided by the Council in these circumstances.
Through working with partners we are maintaining significant communication with the provider market throughout the pandemic. We have staff from our commissioning team dedicated to this work and will continue to do so.
This support has included: