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Children's disABILITY Services

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Community Living disABILITY Services

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Employment and Income Assistance (EIA)

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Healthy Baby Programs


All Programs / General

(All documents in PDF format unless otherwise stated)

February 25, 2022 2022-03 r- Public Health Direction – Self-Isolation (Quarantine) Requirements and Exemptions
February 24, 2022 2021-69 (r2) - Staff Screening - Service Providers

2021-69(r2) Staff Screening Tool - Appendix A
January 21, 2022 2022-04r - Rapid tests for symptomatic staff
2022-04r - Rapid COVID Testing - Supply Order Form (attachment)
January 11, 2022

2022-04 - Rapid tests for symptomatic staff

December 31, 2021 2021-69 - Staff Screening
December 24, 2021 2021-65 - Staffing for Critical Services
December 23, 2021 2021-64r - BD Veritor rapid test kit expiry dates

BD Veritor rapid test kit expiry dates Appendix A
December 17, 2021 2021-63 - COVID-19 vaccination booster/third doses
December 17, 2021 2021-64 - Rapid test kit expiry
November 1, 2021 2021-58 - Weekly rapid test reporting
October 20, 2021 2021-56 - Questions regarding BD Veritor COVID-19 rapid test kits

Appendix A - BD Veritor Rapid Test Screening "How to" guide
June 11, 2021 2021-31 - Self-isolation (quarantine) recommendations from public health for staff not providing direct care
May 13, 2021 2021-24 - Public Health Direction – Self-Isolation (Quarantine) Exemptions
March 18, 2021 2021-12 Self-isolation (quarantine) direction from public health
February 12, 2021 2020-203 Hospital visitation - REVISED
December 1, 2020 2020-200R Sick Leave Supports for Employers and Employees
November 26, 2020 2020-191 Critical Services Worker definition 
November 10, 2020 2020-186 Clarification - Medical Grade Masks
November 10, 2020 2020-186 Technologist Choice Procedure Masks
November 6, 2020 2020-181 - Alternate Isolation Accommodations
October 30, 2020 2020-175 - Restricted (Orange) Level for All Health Regions Outside of the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region
October 23, 2020 2020-169 - Public Health Directive for Northern Health Region and Churchill
October 16, 2020 2020-163 - Continuing health management and PPE practices
April 23, 2020 2020-72 - COVID-19 Criminal Record Checks
April 20, 2020 COVID-19 Response – Mental Health Supports
March 13, 2020 Risk Assessment Tool

Children's disABILITY Services

(All documents in PDF format unless otherwise stated)

November 24, 2021 2021-61 - Resuming In-Person Visits with Families
August 18, 2021 2021-30r(2) - Information on COVID-19 Vaccination for Children Ages 12 to 17
July 8, 2021

2021-43 - COVID-19 Resuming Outdoor Meetings with Families

June 14, 2021

2021-39 - COVID-19 Vaccination for Homebound CDS Participants in the Rural Northern Region

2021-36 - Attachment Homebound Participant Template (.xlsx)

June 14, 2021

2021-38 - COVID-19 Vaccination for Homebound CDS Participants in the Winnipeg Region

June 3, 2021

2021-30 - CDS Website – Vaccine Roll-out for youth 12-17

June 3, 2021

2021-30(r) - Information on COVID-19 Vaccination for Children Ages 12 to 17

May 18, 2021

2021-30 - Information on COVID-19 Vaccination for Children Ages 12 to 17

May 17, 2021

CDS May Update

May 12, 2021

2020-205r - Guidance for Planning move to Code Red in School and Child care settings for Children and Youth with Disabilities

December 18, 2020 2020-206 Outdoor Mask Use
November 12, 2020 CDS November Bulletin
November 12, 2020 2020-190 - Public Health Announcement – Entire Province Moving to Code Red
November 12, 2020 2020-190 - Public Health Announcement – Entire Province Moving to Code Red - Attachment #3
November 3, 2020 2020-177 Change to Critical (Red) in Winnipeg Metropolitan Region and Restricted (Orange) in All Other Regions
September 4, 2020 2020-142 - Return to School for Children with Special Learning Needs - letter
July 30, 2020 Letter to Parents
July 24, 2020 Children's disABILITY Services - COVID-19 bulletin July 2020
July 9, 2020 2020-106 Resuming In-Person Service Visits
June 16, 2020 COVID-19: Q&As: Services for Children with Disabilities
June 9, 2020 COVID-19: Information Bulletin for CDS-CLDS
May 11, 2020 Children's disABILITY Services
April 28, 2020 2020-70 - Children's disABILITY Services and Community Living disABILITY Services Guidelines for Remote Services


CFS Authorities, CFS Agencies and Community Care Providers

(All documents in PDF format unless otherwise stated)

January 7, 2022 2020-189r(3) - COVID-19 - Pandemic Staffing Support Benefit
October 22, 2021 2020-189r(2) - COVID-19 - Pandemic Staffing Support Benefit
September 2, 2021 2021-21 (r4) - Personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements for CFS Community Care Providers
August 19, 2021 2021-21 (r) - Personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements for CFS Community Care Providers
May 14, 2021 2021-21 - Personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements for CFS Community Care Providers
May 12, 2021

CDS May Update

April 13, 2021 2020-189(r) - Pandemic Staffing Support Benefit
March 4, 2021 2021-10 - Public health direction – self-isolation (quarantine) exemptions
February 8, 2021 2021-07 COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling – Priority Staff in Congregate Facilities
January 13, 2021 2020-212 COVID-19 Vaccine Priority Criteria - Health Care Workers revised
November 27, 2020 2020-199 Caregiver Wage Support Program
November 18, 2020 2020-189 - Pandemic Staffing Support Benefit
November 12, 2020 2020-190 - Public Health Announcement – Entire Province Moving to Code Red
November 12, 2020 2020-190 - Public Health Announcement – Entire Province Moving to Code Red - Attachment #1
November 10, 2020 2020-188 - Pandemic Response Nurses
November 6, 2020 2020-178 - Residential and group care providers in regions coded critical (red), including the Winnipeg Metropolitan (Nov 2) and Southern Health-Santé Sud (Nov 9) regions
October 30, 2020 2020-171 - Public Health Announcement - Winnipeg Metro Region Moving to Code Red
October 29, 2020 Letter from Dr. Roussin to CLDS and CFS homes
October 20, 2020 2020-161 - Checklist for residential and group care staff who are diagnosed with COVID-19
October 20, 2020 2020-161 - Checklist for CFS and CLDS Residential and Group Care Staff Diagnosed with COVID-19
October 9, 2020 2020-134 - Staff Screening Prior to Attending Workplace
October 9, 2020 COVID 19 2020-134 - Employee Screening Poster
October 6, 2020 CFS Checklist for Suspect and Confirmed COVID-19 Cases
October 6, 2020 Key Messages from Residential and Group Care Webinar with Dr. Brent Roussin, Chief Provincial Public Health Officer
October 1, 2020 COVID 19: 2020-156 - Winnipeg Capital Region – Service Delivery - CORRECTION
September 25, 2020 2020-151 - Public Health Directive for Winnipeg and Region
September 22, 2020 2020-10-Adoption/Post-Adoption Guidelines update
September 22, 2020 2020-47-Agreements with Young Adults, Age of Majority
September 4, 2020 2020-139 - Return to Schools
August 24, 2020 2020-126 - Prairie Mountain Health Region – Service Delivery
July 31, 2020 2020-117 CFS K-12 Education Plan
June 23, 2020 Referrals from CFS to Public Health
June 23, 2020 2020-30 Foster Parent Travel - UPDATE
June 23, 2020 2020-29 Work with high-risk expectant parents - UPDATE
June 23, 2020 Questions and Answers – Changes to Working with Expectant Parents
June 23, 2020 Documenting Expectant Parent Services in CFSA 
June 23, 2020 Child Protection Branch: Volume 1: Agency Standards 1.3.1 Chapter 3: Child Protection Section 1: Child Protection Services
June 23, 2020 Child Protection Branch: Volume 1: Agency Standards  Chapter 2: Services to Families Section 2: Voluntary Family Services
June 23, 2020 Pathways for CFS Work with High Risk Expectant Mothers without birth alerts
June 22, 2020 2020-85 Face to face contact and visitation - UPDATE
June 5, 2020 2020-95 - Change to PPE requirements for outdoor activities in group care
June 3, 2020 2020-03 - Child Abuse Committee Regulations and Current Practice Change - Update
May 29, 2020 COVID-19: CFS Practice Guidance – Child Abuse Committee FAQ Update
May 21, 2020 2020-85 - Visitation in the CFS sector – PPE use and health management
May 4, 2020 2020-73- Hiring Requirements Impacted by COVID-19
May 1, 2020 2020-80 Public Health Order for Licensed Personal Care Homes and Applicability to CLDS Agency Personnel
April 30, 2020 2020-64 - Documentation of Face to Face Visits in CFSIS
April 27, 2020 FAM PPE Update – April 27, 2020
April 22, 2020 2020-61 - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Use in Group Cares Settings
April 21, 2020 2020-59 - Available Mental Health Resources for Stress/Anxiety related to COVID-19
April 17, 2020 2020-58 PPE use in residential care settings
April 15, 2020 2020-34 - Group Care Facility Licenses and Variances
April 9, 2020 Letter to residential facilities and group homes regarding personal protective equipment (applies to both the CFS and CLDS sectors)
April 9, 2020 Health Management - Community Living disABILITY Services Q&A
April 8, 2020 2020-52 Visitors to residential care facilities, group homes, foster homes, treatment centers and emergency shelters
April 6, 2020 2020-52 - Face to Face Contact in CFS - Guidelines
April 6, 2020 2020-51 - Online Safety for Children
April 6, 2020 2020-50 - Resources to Keep Children Active and Engaged at Home
March 31, 2020 2020-44 - New Public Health Orders Exclude Services to Children in Care
March 30, 2020 2020-29 - High Risk Expectant Parents
2020-29 - High Risk Expectant Parent Attachment
March 27, 2020 2020-36 - School Transfers for Children in Care
March 27, 2020 2020-30 - Foster Parent Travel
March 24, 2020 2020-26 - Essential In-Person Contact & Use of Personal Protective Equipment
March 27, 2020 2020-25 - Foster Care Guidelines
2020-25 - Foster Care Guidelines Attachment
March 27, 2020 2020-17 - Family Visitation
March 27, 2020 2020-14 - Community Care Providers (Placement Resources) - Information Pertaining to COVID-19
March 20, 2020 2020-12 - COVID-19 and Personal Protective Equipment
March 20, 2020 2020-09 - Criminal Risk Assessment Operations
March 20, 2020 2020-08 - STREETREACH - Changes to Practice
March 19, 2020 2020-06 - Notification of changes to programs or services
2020-06 - Attachment: Changes to Funded Agencies Reporting Form
March 19, 2020 COVID-19: CFS Service Practice Guidelines
March 19, 2020 2020-05 - Circulars to share information

Community Living disABILITY Services

(All documents in PDF format unless otherwise stated)

March 1, 2022 2021-60R - Visits and Gatherings at Shift-Staffed Residential Care Facilities
February 2, 2022 2021-22(r) - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements for CLDS Service Providers

2021-22(r) - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements for CLDS Service Provider Staff, Participants and Visitors - Quick Reference Guide
January 28, 2022 2020-207(r) Situational Management Plan Updates - Revised
January 27, 2022 2021-50(r) Reopening of Community Living disABILITY Services Day Services – Revised
2021-50(r) Reopening of Day Services Requirements
2021-50(r) Reopening of Day Services Transportation Requirements
2021-50(r) Day Services Reopening Plan
2021-50(r) Day Services Prioritization Assessment Tool
January 21, 2022

2022-08 - Rapid COVID-19 Tests for Symptomatic CLDS Participants

Rapid COVID Testing - Supply Order Form

January 10, 2022 2021-66(R) - Temporary Suspension of Community Living disABILITY Services Day Services
December 23, 2021 2021-66 - Temporary Suspension of Community Living disABILITY Services Day Services
December 21, 2021 2021-60(r) - Visits and Gatherings at Shift-Staffed Residential Care Facilities
November 23, 2021 2021-60 - Visits and Gatherings at Shift-Staffed Residential Care Facilities
November 17, 2021 Community Living disABILITY Services – Service Provider Bulletin November 2021
October 22, 2021 2020-189r(2) - COVID-19 - Pandemic Staffing Support Benefit
October 6, 2021 2021-22(r) - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements for CLDS Service Provider Staff, Participants and Visitors

2021-22(r) - PPE Requirements for CLDS Service Provider Staff, Participants and Visitors – Quick Reference Guide
Septetmber 7, 2021 2021-50 - Reopening of Community Living disABILITY Services Day Services

Memo - Reopening of Community Living disABILITY Services Day Services

Day Services Reopening Prioritization Assessment Tool

Attachment 1 -  Day Services Reopening Plan

Attachment 2 -  Reopening Of Day Services Transportation Requirements

Attachment 3 - Reopening Of Day Services Requirements
August 6, 2021

2021-22(r) - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements for CLDS Service Provider Staff, Participants and Visitors

July 16, 2021

2020-172(r) - Visitation Restrictions for CLDS during the COVID-19 Pandemic - Revised

June 25, 2021 2021-41 - Partial Reopening of Day Services for CLDS Participants

 

2021-41 - Attachment 1 - Partial Reopening of Day Services for CLDS Participants - Guidelines

2021-41 - Attachment 2 - Partial Reopening of Day Services for CLDS Participants - Staff Redeployment (.xlsx)

June 25, 2021 2020-172(r) - Visitation Restrictions for CLDS during the COVID-19 Pandemic

2020-172(r) - Frequently Asked Questions - Visits to Residential Care Facilities for Fully Immunized Residents
June 11, 2021 2020-172(r) - Visitation Restrictions for CLDS while the Province is designated as Red (Critical) – Revised
June 11, 2021

2021-29(r) - Revised Critical Need Day Services Criteria for CLDS Participants in Winnipeg

CLdS Day Service Staffing Redeployment template - revised (.xlsx)

June 11, 2021 2021-36 - COVID-19 Vaccination for Homebound CLDS Participants in Rural and Northern Regions

2021-36 - Attachment - Physician / Nurse Practitioner COVID-19 Immunization Support Letter

2021-36 - Attachment - Homebound participant template
June 2, 2021 2021-35 - COVID-19 Vaccination for Homebound CLDS Participants in the Winnipeg Region

2021-35 - COVID-19 Vaccination for Homebound CLDS Participants in the Winnipeg Region (Attachment)
May 21, 2021 2021-32 - Second Dose COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility for Community Living disABILITY Services Participants

2021-32 - Attachment - Physician / Nurse Practitioner COVID-19 Immunization Support Letter
May 21, 2021 2021-22 - Personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements for CLDS service providers
May 14, 2021

2021-29 - Revised Critical Need Day Services Criteria for CLDS Participants in Winnipeg

CLdS Day Service Staffing Redeployment template - revised (.xlsx)

May 13, 2021 2021-24 - Public Health Direction – Self-Isolation (Quarantine) Exemptions
May 12, 2021

2020-205r - Guidance for Planning move to Code Red in School and Child care settings for Children and Youth with Disabilities

April 30, 2021

2021-16 - COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Criteria for Community Living disABILITY Services Participants

2021-16 - Patient information template - attachment #1 (.DOCX)

April 30, 2021

2021-17(r) - Obtaining Consent for COVID-19 Vaccinations

2021-17(r) - Vaccine Consent Form (gov.mb.ca)

April 22, 2021 2020-172(r) - Restrictions for CLDS while the Province is designated as Red (Critical) - Revised
April 19, 2021 2020-207r Situational Management Plan Updates
2020-207r Situational Management Plan Updates attachment (.DOCX)
April 19, 2021 2020-198r - Direct Service Provider Rapid Recruitment Initiative 

2020-198r - Direct Service Provider Rapid Recruitment Initiative - attachment (xlsx)
April 13, 2021 2020-172(r) - Restrictions for CLDS while the Province is designated as Red (Critical) - Revised
March 16, 2021 2021-16 - COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Criteria for Community Living disABILITY Services Participants
March 15, 2021 2021-17 - Obtaining Consent for COVID-19 Vaccinations

COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form (gov.mb.ca) - attachment #1

2021-17 - Obtaining Consent for COVID-19 Vaccinations - attachment #2

2021-17 - Obtaining Consent for COVID-19 Vaccinations - attachment #3 (XLSX)
March 12, 2021

2021-11 - Optional N95 mask use when providing direct care to individuals who are suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases

Frequently Asked Questions - N95 Mask Use in CLDS Shift-Staffed Homes, CFS Group Homes and EPR Funded by the Department of Families

March 4, 2021 2021-10 - Public health direction – self-isolation (quarantine) exemptions
February 9, 2021

2020-193(r) Pre-Screening Assessment for In-Person Visits

2020-193(r) Pre-Screening Assessment for In-Peerson Visits Attachment

February 8, 2021 2021-07 COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling – Priority Staff in Congregate Facilities
January 13 , 2021 2020-212 COVID-19 Vaccine Priority Criteria - Health Care Workers Revised
January 27, 2021 2020-172(r) - Restrictions for CLDS in Regions Designated as Red (Critical) - Revised (PDF)
December 22, 2020 2020-209 - Screening and Support Team
December 22, 2020

2020-207 Situational Management Plan Updates

2020-207 Situational Management Plan Updates attachment

December 22, 2020

2020-187 Safety Precautions for Staff Providing Assistance to CLDS Residents Using Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) Devices

2020-187 Tips for Staff Assisting with an Aerosol Generating Machine Procedure

December 18, 2020 2020-211 – Criteria for Reviewing Requests to Allow CLDS Participants to Visit Family Homes
December 18, 2020 2020-206 Outdoor Mask Use
December 2, 2020 2020-198 - Direct Service Provider Rapid Recruitment Initiative (PDF)

2020-198 - Adult Abuse Registry and Child Abuse Registry Verification form (PDF)

2020-198 - Red River College Direct Service Provider Referral form (xlsx)
November 27, 2020 2020-199 - Caregiver Wage Support Program
November 18, 2020

2020-189 - Pan

.demic Staffing Support Benefit

November 12, 2020 2020-190 - Public Health Announcement – Entire Province Moving to Code Red
November 12, 2020 2020-190 - Public Health Announcement – Entire Province Moving to Code Red - Attachment #2
November 12, 2020 2020-172(r) - Restrictions for CLDS in Regions Designated as Red (Critical) - Revised
November 10, 2020 2020-184: Letter to CLDS shift-staffed residential service providers
November 10, 2020 2020-184: PPE requirements for CLDS shift-staffed residential service providers
November 23, 2020 2020-185 - Pandemic Response Nurses - Revised
November 23, 2020 2020-194 COVID-19 Rapid Respond Team
November 6, 2020 2020-182: Community Living disABILITY Services Wellness Check Protocol
November 6, 2020 2020-178: Residential and group care providers in regions coded critical (red), including the Winnipeg Metropolitan (Nov 2) and Southern Health-Santé Sud (Nov 9) regions
October 29, 2020 Letter from Dr. Roussin to CLDS and CFS homes
October 20, 2020 2020-161 - Checklist for residential and group care staff who are diagnosed with COVID-19

Checklist for CFS and CLDS Residential and Group Care Staff Diagnosed with COVID-19
October 20, 2020 2020-160 - PPE guidance for residential and group care providers, day services and day service transportation services
October 9, 2020 2020-134 - Staff Screening Prior to Attending Workplace

2020-134 - Employee Screening Poster
October 6, 2020 CLDS Checklist for Suspect and Confirmed COVID-19 Cases
October 6, 2020 Key Messages from Residential and Group Care Webinar with Dr. Brent Roussin, Chief Provincial Public Health Officer
October 1, 2020 2020-157 - Winnipeg Capital Region – Service Delivery- CORRECTION
September 25, 2020 2020-151 – Public Health Directive for Winnipeg and Region
September 4, 2020 2020-142 - Return to School for Children with Special Learning Needs
September 4, 2020 2020-142 - Return to School for Children with Special Learning Needs - letter
August 21, 2020 2020-125 - Prairie Mountain Health Region
July 30, 2020 Minister Letter to Children's disABILITY Services Parents
July 30, 2020 Minister Letter to Community Living disABILITY Services Participants
July 21, 2020 2020-116 - Non-medical Masks for Community Living disABILITY Services Participants
July 16, 2020 2020-110 Supporting CLdS Participants to Safely Engage in Community Activities
July 16, 2020 CLDS - COVID-19 Family Advocacy Network Bulletin 4
July 14, 2020 2020-114 COVID-19 Letter to Day Services Providers on Use of Gowns
July 6, 2020 Guidelines to support the gradual resumption of transportation services for community living disability services participants
June 24, 2020 CLDS - COVID-19 Family Advocacy Network Bulletin 3
June 9, 2020 CLDS - COVID-19: Family Advocacy Network Bulletin
May 14, 2020 CLDS - COVID-19 Family Advocacy Network Bulletin 1
May 6, 2020 COVID-19: 81-2020 PPE use and health management for visitation in the CLDS sector
May 5, 2020 2020-78 Day services redeployment template examples
May 4, 2020 2020-68 - CDS-CLDS transition planning and use of the WASI-II for urgent CLDS referrals during the COVID response
April 28, 2020 2020-70 - Children's disABILITY Services and Community Living disABILITY Services Guidelines for Remote Services
March 25, 2020 Community Living disABILITY Services Transportation Providers and Service Providers
March 23, 2020 Letter re: Day Services Redeployment and Funding
March 23, 2020 COVID-19: Cost Tracking Template (excel)
March 18, 2020 Community Living disABILITY Services Providers
March 17, 2020 Letter to Community Living disABILITY Services Providers
March 13, 2020 Letter to All Community Living disABILITY Services Agencies

Employment and Income Assistance (EIA)

(All documents in PDF format unless otherwise stated)

December 22, 2020 2020-166R - Personal Protective Equipment (MAsks) for New Enrolments on EIA
November 18, 2020 2020-189 - Pandemic Staffing Support Benefit
November 17, 2020 2020-04R - Extension of Rewarding Volunteer's Benefit (RVB)
November 17, 2020 COVID-19:2020-04R - Extension of Rewarding Volunteer's Benefit (RVB)
September 29, 2020 COVID-19:2020-42(R) - Social Services Appeal Board Departmental Representation - Update
June 24, 2020 COVID 19: 2020-102 - Gradual Restarting of Employment and Income Assistance Non-Essential Services
June 4, 2020 2020-97 - Disability Economic Support Program Benefit
May 26, 2020 2020-91 - Disability Economic Support Program Benefit
May 21, 2020 2020-75R - Treatment of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)
May 21, 2020 2020-75R - Treatment of Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) flowchart
  COVID-19 Federal Benefits Questions and Answers
March 25, 2020 2020-33 - Transportation and Miscellaneous Funds for Education, Training or Employment related programming

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

(All documents in PDF format unless otherwise stated)

December 9, 2020 2020-196 - COVID-19 Prevention - Information for FASD Service Providers
2020-196 - Pre-Screening Assessment for In-Person Visits

Healthy Baby Programs

(All documents in PDF format unless otherwise stated)

September 2, 2020 2020-124 - Reopening of in-person Healthy Baby programs

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