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22nd October 2021

Social Care In Vision – Wales (Last Update: 22.10.2021)

Emily Watts Domiciliary Care Policy Lead

Latex Allergies – Updated October 2021 HSE resource on latex and allergies that might arise from it. For more information click here. COVID-19: Written statement: international travel changes – Press Release 7th October The Welsh Government have announced international travel changes in line with England, meaning the removal of some countries from the red list. […]

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22nd October 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last Update: 22.10.2021)

Emily Watts Domiciliary Care Policy Lead

COVID-19: Health and social care workers winter vaccinations 2021 – Updated October 2021 Resources from Public Health England in relation to the winter vaccination campaign. For more information click here. Latex Allergies – Updated October 2021 HSE resource on latex and allergies that might arise from it. For more information click here. COVID-19: Standard operating […]

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18th October 2021

Yes, Maskne is a thing

Abi Spence Registration and Inspection Specialist

International Prevention Week runs from 17-23 October. Abi Spence has some top tips for care workers including how to prevent Maskne. There is little out there this year on International Prevention Week as I write. Everyday Focus The COVID-19 pandemic has signified stricter infection prevention control measures. With government campaigns and guidance updated regularly, a national/international […]

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08th October 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last Update: 08.10.2021)

Emily Watts Domiciliary Care Policy Lead

COVID-19: Enabling safe and effective volunteering during coronavirus – Updated 23rd September Guidance updated following the end to the shielding programme. For more information click here. Bitesize Webinar Companies House – Directors’ Responsibilities: What questions are most frequently asked about starting a company? – Updated 23rd September Take a look at the latest webinars from […]

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08th October 2021

Social Care In Vision – Wales (Last Update: 08.10.2021)

Emily Watts Domiciliary Care Policy Lead

COVID-19: Coronavirus legislation: related legislation Collection of the legislation related to coronavirus. For more information click here. COVID-19: Welsh Government’s roles and responsibilities: coronavirus – Updated 27th September Updated to reflect the welsh government’s roles and how they are working with other bodies during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information click here. COVID-19: International Travel […]

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06th October 2021

COVID-19 Medical Exemptions: Proving you are unable to get vaccinated

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

If you work or volunteer in a care home in England, you can now apply for official proof that, for medical reasons, you’re unable to be vaccinated and/or tested for COVID-19. The Government has now outlined the steps you need to follow and what it means for you. You can apply for proof that you […]

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06th October 2021

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations: What is the CQC approach?

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The CQC has said it will adopt a ‘proportionate’ approach when enforcing any breaches of the impending mandatory COVID-19 regulations. From 11 November all care home workers and other visiting professionals will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have an exemption or there is an emergency. The new regulations currently apply to England […]

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24th September 2021

Social Care In Vision – Wales (Last Update: 24.09.2021)

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

COVID-19: £48 million COVID Recovery Fund to support social care in Wales – Press Release 14th September The Welsh Government have announced a new fund to support social care in Wales. For more information click here. COVID-19 Vaccination – JCVI announcement Autumn booster programme – Press Release 14th September The Welsh Government have announced the […]

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24th September 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last Update: 24.09.2021)

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

See some of the latest social care updates below: COVID-19: Vaccination – a guide to booster vaccination – Published 16th September An information guidance document has been produced to support those eligible for the booster vaccination. For more information click here. COVID-19: the green book, chapter 14a – Updated 16th September Guidance updated to include […]

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17th September 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last Update: 17.09.21)

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

Companies House Webinars – Updated September 2021 Take a look at a selection of webinars on quick and useful guidance from Companies House. For more information click here. Skills for care: Building Resilience – Published 2nd September A number of guidance documents have been issued by Skills for Care around building resilience and supporting wellbeing. […]

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