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23rd April 2021

Social Care In Vision – Wales (Last update: 23.04.21)

The social care weekly update for Wales is here!  It includes updates on the latest COVID-19 restrictions, lateral flow testing for people without symptoms and so much more. Download here!

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Care Inspectorate Wales – Update on the Annual Returns Requirement – Updated 30th March 2021

In recognition of the continuing impact of the coronavirus pandemic the submission of the annual return has been delayed again until May 2022. For more information click here  

COVID-19 – COVID-19 restrictions relaxations in Wales brought forward – Press Release 8th April 2021

The Welsh government will be accelerating elements of its programme to relax COVID-19 restrictions as cases continue to fall. For more information click here  

COVID-19 – Leaving your home and seeing other people: current restrictions – Updated 12th April 2021

This guidance has been updated following the changes in restrictions that came into force on 12th April. For more information click here  

COVID-19 – Current restrictions: frequently asked questions – Updated 12th April 2021

This guidance has been updated following the changes in restrictions that came into force on 12th April. For more information click here  

Care Inspectorate Wales – Action required to keep your provider listing in our website directory – Published 13th April 2021

Where permission to share has not been given, telephone numbers will be removed from the service directory of CIW. For more information click here  

COVID-19 – Lateral flow testing for people without symptoms – Updated 14th April 2021

This guidance highlights how lateral flow testing works and its role in the national testing programme. For more information click here  

COVID-19 – Getting tested for coronavirus – Updated 14th April 2021

This guidance documents the process for getting tested for coronavirus. For more information click here  

COVID-19 – Current restrictions – frequently asked questions – Updated 16th April 2021

This guidance has been updated, for more information click here  

COVID-19 – Get your COVID-19 vaccination if you think you have been missed – Updated 16th April 2021

This guidance has been updated, for more information click here  

COVID-19 – Outdoor hospitality given go-ahead to reopen and rules on mixing outdoors relaxed in Wales – Press Release 19th April 2021From 24th April six people will be able to meet outdoors in Wales as the rules are relaxed from this being between two households. For more information click here  

COVID-19 – Vaccination programme weekly update – Updated 20th April 2021

This weekly update highlights who is getting vaccinated, where they are taking place and progress so far in Wales. For more information click here  

COVID-19: NHS and social care financial recognition scheme: guidance for social care workers – Updated 20th April

This guidance has been issued by the government on the second recognition payment for NHS and social care staff in Wales. It states who is eligible for payment as well as the process for making a claim. For more information click here  

COVID-19: Getting tested – Updated 21st April

Links have been added to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in the ‘who can be tested’ section. 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
  • The Coronavirus Easy Read and Factsheet documents have been updated in light of easing restrictions in Wales
  • Two new audits have been released which will support with checking COVID-19 practices they are:
    1. COVID-19 Testing Audit
    2. COVID-19 Visiting Process Audit ( Care Home only)

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