Where can I find the late Covid19 guidance released by the Care Inspectorate? | QCS

Hello Senga

Someone told me the Care Inspectorate had issued new guidance on reporting during the Coronavirus, I cannot find it, can you help as I want to ensure I report notifications correctly



Senga Currie
Answered by Senga Currie

Hello Joan

Yes, they have issued revised guidance: COVID-19 outbreak notifications which includes.

  • Suspected cases of COVID-19
  • End of suspected outbreak of COVID-19
  • Confirmed cases of COVID-19 notification
  • End of confirmed COVID-19 outbreak notification.

You will find the information here

I hope this helps


About Senga Currie

Senga has been a registered mental nurse and registered general nurse for 38 years, working in various areas within the NHS, community nursing, the field of addictions and the private sector.

Since 1998 she has been working with care homes, starting as a nursing sister and moving into roles of home manager, regional manager, care services manager and regulation manager. Read more

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