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28th January 2022

Social Care In Vision – Wales (Last Updated: 28.01.2022)

Download our latest Social Care highlights for Wales below. It features the latest updates on international travel, easing alert level 2 protections, COVID updates and more! 

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COVID-19 Contacts: guidance for health and social care staff – Updated 12th January

Guidance updated on PCR testing and when this is now required. For more information click here.

COVID-19 - Report your rapid lateral flow test result – Published 13th January

Guidance updated on how to report the result of a rapid lateral flow test whether it is positive or negative. For more information click here.

COVID-19 - Making and registering an LPA during the coronavirus outbreak – Updated 14th January

Guidance updated to be in line with Welsh guidelines. For more information click here.

COVID-19 - Being a deputy or attorney during the coronavirus outbreak – Updated 14th January

Guidance updated to be in line with Welsh guidelines. For more information click here.

COVID-19 - Plan to ease alert level 2 protections announced – Updated 14th January

Government update that alert level 2 restrictions will be removed in phased approach. For more information click here.

COVID-19 - Phased easing of COVID restrictions to continue – First Minister – Updated 20th January

Government update that Wales will complete the move to alert level 0 on 28th January. For more information click here.

COVID-19 - Self-isolation support scheme – Updated 21st January

Government updated guidance on the support scheme to help those with loss of earning due to COVID-19. For more information click here.

COVID-19 - Alert level 2 – frequently asked questions – Updated 21st January

Guidance updated around alert level 2 requirements. For more information click here.

COVID-19 - Health and social care testing flow charts – Updated 24th January

Guidance reviewed and updated to ensure it remains in line with current requirements. For more information click here.

COVID-19 - International Travel – Press Release 25th January

Government update that Wales will move in line with changes to travel requirements in England around testing and further requirements that will come in from 11th February. For more information click here.

COVID-19 - Self-isolation period reduced – Press Release 25th January

Government update that people who test positive for COVID-19 will be able to leave self-isolation after five full days if they have two negative lateral flow tests. 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 January

Guidance reviewed and updated to ensure it remains in line with current requirements. 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

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Emily Kerrigan

Domiciliary Care Policy Lead

Emily has a background in quality and compliance with specific expertise in audit. Her previous roles have included working with domiciliary care branches that required improvement and supporting them to action plan and improve their quality and compliance. Working at one of the largest UK domiciliary care providers ensured Emily was exposed to significant numbers of CQC, CIW and Care Inspectorate Scotland inspections. She led internal audits bench marking against regulatory standards , supporting managers in the drive to deliver high quality care and support. Emily has a proven track record in supporting the transformation of branches that require improvement, moving them to compliant and on the journey to outstanding. Read more

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