Coronavirus Updates

Latest updates on Coronavirus. As the situation is quickly evolving, it is important to be provided with up-to-date information. We’ll be updating and adding to our information. So keep checking back.

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18th June 2021

Social Care In Vision – Wales (Last update: 18.06.2021)

COVID-19: Social distancing guidance for everyone in Wales – Updated 7th June

The guidance is for everyone in Wales, including children, and supports with social and physical distancing. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Get rapid lateral flow tests if you do not have symptoms – Updated 8th June

The guidance has been updated, for more information click here.

COVID-19: Supported living guidance: coronavirus – Updated 9th June

The guidance has been updated following the changes in the lockdown restrictions and to support how people in supported living can see family and friends, as well as staying safe. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Supported living easy read guidance: coronavirus – Updated 9th June

An easy read guidance document has been updated following the changes in the lockdown restrictions and to support how people in supported living can see family and friends, as well as staying safe. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Making and registering an LPA during the coronavirus outbreak – Updated 10th June

Welsh guidance updated to reflect changes from 7th June.  For more information click here.

COVID-19: EU Settlement Scheme: guidance for applicants – Updated 10th June

Guidance has been updated to reflect the revised policy on coronavirus related absences from the UK in a 12 month period. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Claim for wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Updated 10th June

Guidance added on what to do if you have missed the claim deadline. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Download a template if you are claiming for 16 to 99 employees through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Updated 10th June

The template has been updated. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Keep Wales Safe: creating COVID-aware events – Published 10th June

Guidance for events organised during the coronavirus pandemic. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Coronavirus vaccination status: if you cannot get a confirmation letter (easy read) Published 11th June

An easy read version has been published about the non-personal information sent if you cannot get a confirmation letter around vaccination status. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Coronavirus vaccination status if you cannot get a confirmation letter - Published 11th June

Guidance issued around COVID-19 vaccination status confirmation being in English only. For more information click here.

COVID-19: COVID hubs in North Wales offering support to the hardest hit – Press Release 11th June

Press release issued around the hubs offering support to those people who have to self-isolate and those hard hit by the pandemic . For more information click here.

COVID-19: Advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents - Updated 11th June

Revised dates have been published in the following sections:

  • 'If you’re applying to enter the UK or remain on the basis of family or private life'
  • 'Changes to the minimum income and adequate maintenance requirement'

For more information click here.

COVID-19: “Support Wales by holidaying at home this year”- Health Minister – Press Release 12th June

Press release encouraging people to stay at home this year where possible. For more information click here.

COVID-19: All adults in Wales offered a vaccine ahead of schedule – Press Release 13th June

Press release issued highlighting that all eligible adults have been offered the vaccine six weeks ahead of schedule. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Getting support for recovery from COVID-19 (long COVID) – Published 14th June

Guidance has been issued on how people in Wales can gain support to recover from long COVID. For more information click here.

COVID-19: All Wales Community Pathway for Long COVID – Published 14th June

A framework for health boards to ensure a consistent approach to the development of local pathways for long COVID. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Supporting people to recover from Long COVID – Published 14th June

Strategy released of how the Government will work with the NHS to support people with long COVID. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks – Published 14th June

The process for an identity verification for the DBS is changing from 1st July, with services being available at local Post Offices. For more information click here.

Policy Updates 

  • All coronavirus policies and Resource Centre documents continue to be reviewed and updated in light of government updates, in particular:
    • Coronavirus Policy and Procedure has been updated to include information about long COVID

Risk Assessment Updates

  • All risk assessments continue to be updated in light of government updates
  • The Menopause Risk Assessment has had its annual review with minor changes

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