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.
Social Care In Vision – Wales (Last Update: 30.07.2021)
COVID-19 – £500 self-isolation support payment scheme extended – Press Release 13th July
The scheme which supports people on low incomes has been extended until March 2022. For more information click here.
COVID-19 – Gathering with other people: restrictions from 17th July – Updated 16th July
Guidance highlights the rules for gathering with other people from 17th July. For more information click here.
COVID-19 - Restrictions from 17th July – frequently asked questions – Updated 16th July
Updated to highlight the frequently asked questions as restrictions change from 17th July. For more information click here.
COVID-19 – Supported Living Guidance - Updated 17th July
Guidance updated with how people in supported living services can see family and friends safely. For more information click here.
Care Inspectorate Wales – Update on Annual Return requirements - Updated 19th July
Letter to clarify when Annual Returns are required; May 2022 will see one required for the financial year 2021-22. Annual returns will also be required in May 2022 to cover the periods 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21. For more information click here.
COVID-19 – Reducing restrictive practices framework 2021 - Published 19th July
The Welsh Government have published a new framework on reducing restricitive practices. For more information click here.
COVID-19 – Public premises and workplace COVID-19 risk assessment - Updated 20th July
Guidance and template to help people carry out the required premises and workplace COVID-19 risk assessment. For more information click here.
COVID-19 – Improving health and social care – social care recovery framework - Updated 20th July
Document sets out the initial priorities for recovery that have emerged in the health and social care sector. For more information click here.
COVID-19 – Written Statement: NHS COVID-19 App close contact notifications and self-isolation advice - Published 22nd July
Statement from the government to highlight that until the next 21 day review people must follow the self-isolation rules where they have come into contact with someone with COVID-19. For more information click here.
COVID-19 – Vaccination – promotional pack for employers – Published 26th July
The Welsh Government have created a pack for employers to support their employees and promote the vaccination programme. For more information click here.
COVID-19 – Advice to those who are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable re: Coronavirus Control Plan – Published 27th July
Statement from the Chief Medical Officer highlighting that he does not expect sheilding measures to be resumed. For more information click here.
- All coronavirus policies and Resource Centre documents continue to be reviewed and updated in light of government updates, in particular changes have taken place within:
- Coronavirus Policy and Procedure
- COVID-19 Testing Policy and Procedure
- Visiting out of Care Homes Policy and Procedure
- Re-opening to visitors during COVID-19 Policy and Procedure
Risk Assessment Updates
- All risk assessments continue to be updated in light of government updates
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