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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07th May 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last update: 07.05.21)

The Social Care Weekly Update from our team of care specialists is now available. You can download a pdf version here or read the update below. 

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More support for domestic abuse victims and their children as Domestic Abuse Bill receives Royal Assent - Published 29th April

Under this new Act councils will have a legal duty to provide life-saving support to victims of domestic abuse and their children. For more information click here  

COVID-19: Help and support if your business is affected by coronavirus - Updated 29th April

The YouTube video has been updated on the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme. For more information click here  

Changes to the enhanced DBS check application process - News Story 30th April

The change relates to an applicant's personal information on an application form and will come into effect on 1st May. For more information click here  

COVID-19: Safety of COVID-19 vaccines when given in pregnancy - Updated 30th April

Information has been updated on the COVID-19 vaccines in pregnancy and this guidance has been designed to give to women who had the vaccine before they knew they were pregnant. For more information click here  

COVID-19: Coronavirus testing for adult day care centre workers and service users – Updated 30th April

The guidance has been updated to reflect that rapid lateral flow tests are now available for adult day care centre workers and service users. For more information click here  

COVID-19: Guidance for households with possible coronavirus infections – Updated 30th April

The guidance has been updated to include the universal testing offer. For more information click here  

COVID-19: Guidance on shielding and protecting people defined as medically extremely vulnerable – Updated 30th April

Translations have been updated. For more information click here  

COVID-19: Long term health effects – Updated 30th April

The guidance has been updated, for more information click here  

COVID-19: Arrangements for visiting outside of the care home – Updated 1st May

The supplementary guidance has been updated to highlight that from 4th May residents can leave their care home to spend time outdoors, as per certain criteria, without isolating for 14 days upon their return. For more information click here  

COVID-19: Providing unpaid care – Updated 4th May

The guidance has been updated to reflect the end date for free PPE to the end of March 2022. For more information click here  

COVID-19: Working safely during coronavirus – Updated 4th May

The guidance has been updated to reflect step 3 of the roadmap to easing lockdown; refer to the ‘What’s changed’ section. For more information click here  

COVID-19: Visiting arrangements in care homes – Updated 4th May

The guidance has been updated to reflect the changes in PPE advice. For more information click here  

COVID-19 Vaccination: what to expect after vaccination – Updated 5th May

The guidance has been updated to include links to braille, large print and translation leaflets. For more information click here  

2021 Resuscitation Guidelines – Published 5th May

The new guidelines have been published by the Resuscitation Council and provides a consistent knowledge base for the UK to follow. For more information click here  

Policy Updates  

  • All coronavirus policies and Resource Centre documents continue to be reviewed and updated in light of these government updates

 

 

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