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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20th August 2021

Social Care In Vision (Last Update: 20.08.2021)

COVID-19: Steps to take following the death of a person who worked in adult social care in England – Updated 9th August

Guidance updated to include reference to a life insurance scheme for eligible frontline workers who died from coronavirus in the course of their frontline essential work. For more information click here.

CQC – How we will assess quality and update ratings from August 2021 – Updated 11th August

Update from CQC on the changes they are starting to introduce on how they will regulate from August 2021. For more information click here.

999 and 112: The UK’s national emergency numbers – Published 12th August

Guidance published that any calls for 999 or 112 (pan-European equivalent to 999) will be prioritised and can be used inside the UK. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Wider impacts on people aged 65 and over – Published 12th August

Guidance published on the impacts of COVID-19 on physical activity and falls in older people. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Guidance for contacts of people with confirmed coronavirus infection who do not live with the person – Updated 12th August

Guidance updated in light of the changes taking place from 16th August in relation to self-isolation. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection – Updated 12th August

Guidance updated in light of the changes taking place from 16th August in relation to self-isolation. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Management of staff and exposed patients and residents in health and social care settings – Updated 12th August

Guidance updated in light of the changes taking place from 16th August in relation to self-isolation. For more information click here.

COVID-19:  COVID-19 vaccination – resources for children and young people – Updated 12th August

A new guide document has been added. For more information click here.

COVID-19:  Enabling safe and effective volunteering during coronavirus – Updated 16th August

Guidance updated in light of the changes taking place from 16th August in relation to self-isolation. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Test and Trace Support Payment scheme: claiming financial support – Updated 16th August

Guidance updated to reflect the impact that exemption from self-isolation will have on eligibility for the Test and Trace Support Payment scheme. For more information click here.

COVID-19:  Guidance for stepdown of infection control precautions and discharging patients to home settings – Updated 16th August

Linked to the stay at home guidance following the changes taking place on 16th August. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Guidance for care of the deceased – Updated 16th August

Updated to reflect changes following the move to step 4 of the roadmap. For more information click here.

COVID-19:  Understanding lateral flow testing for people without symptoms - Updated 16th August

Updated to reflect changes in the self-isolation guidance and information on what you do if you have symptoms updated. For more information click here.

COVID-19:  Visiting arrangements in care homes - Updated 16th August

Updated to reflect changes in the self-isolation guidance where people are fully vaccinated. For more information click here.

COVID-19:  How to work safely in care homes - Updated 16th August

Updated to reflect changes in the self-isolation guidance where people are fully vaccinated. For more information click here.

COVID-19:  How to work safely in domiciliary care - Updated 16th August

Updated to reflect changes in the self-isolation guidance where people are fully vaccinated; there has been no change to PPE advice. For more information click here.

COVID-19:  Making and registering an LPA during the coronavirus outbreak - Updated 17th August

Updated to reflect changes in the self-isolation guidance where people are fully vaccinated. For more information click here.

COVID-19:  Arrangements for visiting out of the care home - Updated 17th August

Updated to reflect changes in the self-isolation guidance where people are fully vaccinated. For more information click here.

COVID-19: NHS Test and Trace – what to do if you are contacted - Updated 17th August

Updated to reflect changes in the self-isolation guidance where people are fully vaccinated. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Supported Living Services during coronavirus - Updated 17th August

Updated to reflect changes in the self-isolation guidance where people are fully vaccinated. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Admissions and care of people in care homes - Updated 17th August

Updated to reflect changes in the self-isolation guidance where people are fully vaccinated. 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 in relation to the recent self-isolation changes that came into effect from 16th August 2021

Risk Assessment Updates

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

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