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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03rd September 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last Update: 03.09.2021)

National Data Guardian publishes new guidance about the appointment of Caldicott Guardians – Press Release 27th August

The National Data Guardian has published guidance about the appointment, role and responsibilies of a caldicott guardian. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Right to Work Checks – Press Release 27th August

The end of the temporary right to work checks has been deferred to 5th April 2022. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Testing in adult care homes – Updated 27th August

Updated to be in line with self-isolation guidance that came into force from 16th August. For more information click here.

COVID-19: COVID-19 Response – Summer 2021 – Updated 27th August

Easy reads added in relation to the response, as well as a publication on moving to step 4 of the roadmap. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Getting Tested – Updated 27th August

Includes a link to the NHS Test and Trace enquiries and feedback portal. For more information click here.

Care Act 2014: Supporting Implementation – Updated 27th August

Updated 'DHSC’s position on the determination of ordinary residence disputes pending the outcome of the Worcestershire case' section to note that permission to appeal has been granted by the Court of Appeal. For more information click here.

COVID-19: How to stay safe and help prevent the spread – Updated 27th August

Updated to include information about extra local authorities given support. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Guidance for contacts of people with confirmed coronavirus infection who do not live with the person – Updated 27th August

Additional translations added. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Enabling safe and effective volunteering during Coronavirus – Updated 1st September

Updated external guidance links. For more information click here.

COVID-19: JCVI issues advice on third dose vaccination for severely immunosuppressed – Updated 1st September

JCVI are advising that those people who have severely weakened immune systems should have a third dose of the vaccine. 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

Risk Assessment Updates

  • All risk assessments continue to be updated in light of government updates

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