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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 – Wales (Last update: 07.05.21)

The Social Care Weekly Update for Wales is now available!  It includes updates on the latest visits to care homes guidance, NHS and social care financial recognition scheme and so much more. Download here!

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COVID-19: Care Inspectorate Wales News Bulletin – Published 16th April

This bulletin highlights how domiciliary care providers, care homes and supported living services can claim a single payment for staff training to use Lateral flow devices. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Launch of updated recognition card for all care workers in Wales – Published 21st April

The care worker recognition card is being updated to identify carers as key workers and gives access to money saving offers. The new cards will be valid from 1st May. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Calculate how much you can claim using the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - Updated 23rd April

The Welsh version of this guidance has been updated. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Visits to care homes guidance - Updated 23rd April

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

COVID-19: Volunteers and those unable to work from home can order a lateral flow self-test kit online - Updated 26th April

From 26th April volunteers and those unable to work from home can order a lateral flow self-test kit straight to their home. For more information click here.

COVID-19: NHS and social care financial recognition scheme: guidance for social care workers - Updated 28th April

This guidance covers keys points such as who is eligible for the payment within the sector, as well as the process for making claims. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Step-by-step guide for COVID-19 self-testing for social care staff - Updated 28th April

This guidance provides a step-by-step guide on the self-testing process. For more information click here.Information on common issues in relation to ordering test kits can be found here.

COVID-19: Coronavirus restrictions relaxation confirmed - Press Release 30th April

The Welsh government have confirmed changes from Monday 3rd May. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Leaving your home and seeing other people – Alert level 3 – Updated 30th April

The guidance has been updated on the rules of leaving your home and seeing other people. For more information click here.

COVID-19: Self-isolation – Updated 2nd May

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

COVID-19: Supported Living guidance: coronavirus – Updated 3rd May

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

COVID-19: Care home visiting – guidance for visitors – Published 5th May

A new action card has been published detailing what visitors should do when they visit a care home. For more information click here 

COVID-19: Social care staff responsibilities and COVID-19: guidance – Published 5th May

A new action card has been published detailing what social care staff should do to protect themselves and those they care for. 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.

COVID-19: Get rapid lateral flow COVID-19 tests if you do not have symptoms – Updated 5th May

The guidance has been updated, 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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