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12th November 2021

Homecare Workers Face Significant Loss of Staff if Vaccination Becomes a Condition of Deployment

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Homecare providers believe they could lose almost 25% of their staff who provide care to older and disabled people in their own homes, if vaccination becomes a condition of deployment. The figures are attributed to new research by the Homecare Association. It revealed three quarters of homecare providers believe they would lose between 0-24% of […]

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05th November 2021

Social Care In Vision – Wales (Last update: 05.11.21)

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Download our latest Social Care highlights for Wales below. It features the latest updates on Adult Social Care Infection Control and Testing Fund, Winter Vaccinations Communications Toolkit and more!  You can also download a PDF version here to share it with your team. Download Now Alternatively, read the update here: CIW – New way of […]

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05th November 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last update: 05.11.21)

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Download our latest Social Care highlights for England below. It features the latest updates on Adult Social Care Infection Control and Testing Fund, Cold Weather Plan for England and more!  You can also download a PDF version here to share it with your team. Download Now Alternatively, read the update here: COVID-19: Adult Social Care […]

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22nd October 2021

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

Emily Kerrigan 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 Kerrigan 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 Kerrigan 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 Kerrigan 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

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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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