Department Of Health
This guidance applies to residential care settings for older people and adults of working age. It sets out:
- how visits out of a care home can take place
- steps to reduce risk around a visit out
- the role of the provider in supporting outward visiting
- the need for individual risk assessments
Last updated 1 May 2021 +show all updates
Added Supplementary guidance: visits out of care homes.
Updated to include more information about steps that should be taken to reduce the risks around a visit out of the care home.
Updated to reflect information published in the ‘COVID-19 Response – Spring 2021’ roadmap on 22 February.
Guidance updated in line with the national restrictions introduced on 6 January.
Updated to include information about visiting out of care homes in Tier 4.