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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13th August 2021

Social Care In Vision – Wales (Last Update: 13.08.2021)

ACAS – Hybrid working – Updated 29th July

ACAS resources have been updated in relation to hybrid working, where staff are working from both home and in the office. For more information click here.

COVID-19 – Changes to self-isolation for people who are fully vaccinated – Cabinet Statement 29th July

Announcement by the Welsh Minister for Health and Social Services that from 7th August those who have been fully vaccinated to self-isolate in line with the criteria given. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 – Changes to self-isolation for fully vaccinated adults – Press Release 29th July

Announcement by the Welsh Government that from 7th August those who have been fully vaccinated to self-isolate in line with the criteria given. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 – Under 18s invited for their first COVID-19 vaccines in Wales – Press Release 29th July

Announcement by the Welsh Government that young people are being invited for their vaccinations. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 – Moral injury in health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic – Published 3rd August

Document highlighting the impact of moral injury during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 – COVID-19 vaccination – JCVI announcement on vaccinating children and young people – Published 4th August

Cabinet statement on the advise from JCVI in relation to vaccinating young people between the ages of 16 and 17. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 – Self-isolation support payment increased to £750 – Published 5th August

The Welsh Government’s self-isolation support scheme has been increased following the changes to self-isolation rules; this will come into effect from 7th August. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 – Wales moves to alert level 0 – Press Release 5th August

The Welsh Government have approved the move to alert level 0, some precautions will remain in place. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 – Alert level 0 – Guidance for the public – Published 5th August

The guidance details what people must do at alert level 0. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 – Alert level 0 – Summary – Published 5th August

The guidance details what people can do to stay safe and any restrictions that might still be in place. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 – Alert level 0 – Frequently asked questions – Published 5th August

The guidance details what people can do to stay safe and any restrictions that might still be in place. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 – Alert level 0 – Guidance for employers, businesses, and organisations – Published 5th August

The guidance details what employers, businesses and organisations must do at alert level 0. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 – Guidance to Prevent COVID-19 and Manage Cases, Incidents & Outbreaks in Care Homes, Supported Living and Supported Accommodation Settings in Wales – Updated 6th August

The guidance has been updated ahead of the move to alert level 0. For more information click here.

COVID-19 – Visits to care homes - guidance for providers – Updated 6th August

The guidance has been updated ahead of the move to alert level 0. For more information click here.

COVID-19 – Workplace guidance for employers and employees – Updated 6th August

The guidance has been updated ahead of the move to alert level 0. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 – Supported Living Guidance – Coronavirus – Updated 7th August

The guidance has been updated as Wales moves into alert level 0. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 – Contact tracing if you are identified as a close contact – Updated 7th August

The guidance has been updated following the changes from 7th August where people will not be required to self-isolate if they meet the exemption criteria. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 – Self-isolation support scheme – Updated 7th August

The guidance has been updated as Wales moves into alert level 0 and self-isolation rules change, the support scheme payment has changed to £750. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 Contacts – guidance for health and social care staff – Published 8th August

The guidance details what staff should do if they are a contact of a patient or individual who is self-isolating. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 – Making and registering an LPA during the coronavirus pandemic – Updated 11th August

The guidance has been updated following the changes in Wales from 7th August. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 – Being a deputy or attorney during the coronavirus outbreak – Updated 11th August

The guidance has been updated following the changes in Wales from 7th August. For more information click here.   

COVID-19 Contacts – guidance for health and social care staff – Published 11th August

The guidance details what staff should do if they are a contact of a patient or individual who is self-isolating has been updated. For more information click here.   

NHS Digital – Top tips for staying cyber secure while you’re on holiday – Updated 12th August

A selection of webinars are available to support managers and their services. 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

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