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13th August 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last Update: 13.08.2021)

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COVID-19 – NHS COVID PASS – Updated 5th August BSL guide updated. For more information click here. COVID-19 – PCR home test kit instructions – Updated 5th August Guidance updated to reflect changes in the test kit components. For more information click here. COVID-19 – Guidance in protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely […]

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06th August 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last Update: 06.08.2021)

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CQC – Insight report – Issue 12 – Updated 21st July The latest CQC insight report looking at the death notifications related to COVID-19 received from care homes. For more information click here. CQC – Service User Bands Guidance – Updated 27th July A guidance document has been published by CQC on what they mean […]

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30th July 2021

Latest Social Care Monthly Content Highlights (July – August 2021)

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During July, our social care experts have updated the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Policy, Staff Rota Policy and created a Workplace Burnout Factsheet to name a few. Full highlights of the month can be found in our monthly video below, where you can see what policies and resources our social care experts have updated in […]

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30th July 2021

Social Care In Vision – Wales (Last Update: 30.07.2021)

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COVID-19 – £500 self-isolation support payment scheme extended – Press Release 13th July The scheme which supports people on low incomes has been extended until March 2022. For more information click here.    COVID-19 – Gathering with other people: restrictions from 17th July – Updated 16th July Guidance highlights the rules for gathering with other […]

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30th July 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last Update: 30.07.2021)

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COVID-19 – NHS Test and Trace in the workplace – Updated 22nd July Guidance updated including information about self-isolation for critical workers. For more information click here. CQC published response to consultation on flexible and responsive regulation – Published 22nd July CQC’s response on a recent consultation has been published. For more information click here. […]

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29th July 2021

NEWSFLASH: Response on Regulations mandating COVID-19 Vaccination for care home workers approved

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

Following the Government’s announcement earlier in the year for plans to make the COVID-19 vaccine for people working in care homes compulsory, the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 (the ‘Regulations’) have been approved. The Regulations make it mandatory for a person working or providing professional services in a […]

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23rd July 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last Update: 23.07.2021)

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COVID-19 – Claim for wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Updated 15th July Guidance updated to reflect what the government will pay from 1st August. For more information click here. COVID-19 – Arrangements for visiting out of the care home – Updated 15th July Self-isolation information updated and arrangements for care home staff […]

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16th July 2021

Social Care In Vision- Wales (Last Update: 16.07.2021)

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This week’s social care update for Wales is here, including case studies on Long COVID rehabilitation, Coronavirus control plans and more! You can download a pdf version here or read the update below.  DOWNLOAD NOW Read the update here: COVID-19 – Long COVID rehabilitation – Updated 1st July Case studies published on how the long […]

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16th July 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last Update: 16.07.2021)

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This week’s social care update is here, including the updated guidance on testing for adult social care settings, the latest Covid roadmap announced by the Prime Minister and more! You can download a pdf version here or read the update below.  DOWNLOAD NOW Read the update here: COVID-19 – Providing unpaid care – Updated 8th […]

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15th July 2021

The government was right to make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory, but not at the expense of human rights

Barry Price

The article below, ‘The government was right to make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory, but not at the expense of human rights’  was first published in the latest issue of the Carer (Issue 61) READ NOW Alternatively, you can read it here: A month after the government announced compulsory Covid jabs for care home staff, QCS’s Barry Price […]

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