Department Of Health
This document sets out the governments plan for:
- controlling the spread of infection in care settings
- supporting the workforce
- supporting independence, supporting people at the end of their lives, and responding to individual needs
- supporting local authorities and the providers of care
The plan applies to all settings and contexts in which people receive adult social care. This includes peoples own homes, residential care homes and nursing homes, and other community settings. It applies to people with direct payments and personal budgets, and those who fund their own care.
Last updated 14 December 2020 +show all updates
Added link to latest overview of adult social care guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19).
Added web version (HTML) of COVID-19: our action plan for adult social care.