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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27th August 2021

Social Care In Vision – Wales (Last Update: 27.08.2021)

COVID-19 – Close contact services: potential reasonable measures action card – Updated 13th August

Provides advice on measures that are likely to be reasonable to take to minimise the risk of coronavirus at close contact service premises. For more information click here.

COVID-19 – Guidance on protecting people most likely to get very poorly from coronavirus: easy read – Updated 16th August

Easy read guide to support those shielding and defined as extremely vulnerable. For more information click here.

COVID-19 – Guidance for patient/service user facing health and social care workers following potential contact with COVID-19 – Updated August 2021

Updated following the measures in place from 7th August 2021 for those fully vaccinated and a contact of someone with COVID-19. For more information click here.

COVID-19 – £551m extra COVID funding for health and social services – Updated 19th August

The Welsh government have announced extra funding for ongoing costs of dealing with the pandemic and for recovery and tackling waiting times. For more information click here.

COVID-19 – Alert level 0: frequently asked questions – Updated 19th August

Updated to reflect what people can do at alert level 0. For more information click here.

COVID-19 – Self-isolation – Updated 20th August

Details how and when you are required to self-isolate. For more information click here.

COVID-19 – NHS COVID Pass: prove your vaccination status– Updated 23rd August

Details how to get the NHS COVID Pass to prove your vaccination status. For more information click here.

COVID-19 – Travel to Wales: COVID-19 testing and isolation – Updated 24th August

Updated and reflects what you must do to keep people safe when arriving in Wales after travelling abroad. For more information click here.

COVID-19 – Antibody testing – Updated 24th August

Updated and reflects what antibody testing is and that it cannot say whether someone is immune. For more information click here.

COVID-19 – Children and young people to be removed from the shielding list – Updated 25th August

Updated to reflect that children and young people will be removed from the shielding list and no longer considered clinically extremely vulnerable in relation to COVID-19. For more information click here.

COVID-19 – Rules for foreign travel to and from Wales – Updated 25th August

Guidance updated on what you should do when you are travelling to and from Wales. For more information click here.

COVID-19 – Guidance on protecting people defined on medical grounds as clinically extremely vulnerable from coronavirus – previously known as ‘shielding’ – Updated 25th August

Guidance updated in relation to children and young people no longer considered clinically extremely vulnerable in relation to COVID-19. 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
  • Some new RAs have been created including:
    • Staff Immunisation Risk Assessment
    • Driving for Work Risk Assessment

*All information is correct at the time of publishing. Use of this material is subject to your acceptance of our terms and conditions.

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