Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): providing unpaid care

Published 8 April 2020 Last updated 5 February 2021 +show all updates 5 February 2021 Updated the personal protective equipment (PPE) section with guidance about recommended PPE for unpaid carers who do not live with the person or people they care for. 14 January 2021 Updated to reflect national lockdown stay at home guidance. 23 December 2020 Updated the guidance about local restrictions tiers. This includes information about accessing support, including forming a support bubble and getting access to breaks. Updated the guidance about what people should do if they or the person they care for has symptoms or tests positive in different situations. 13 August 2020 Updated…

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): providing home care

Department Of Health Details Please read this guidance with:The document brings together guidance for social care staff, registered providers, local authorities and commissioners who support and deliver care to people in their own homes in England.It covers: personal protective equipment clinically extremely vulnerable people and care groups hospital discharge and testing government support for social care information collection and governance Published 22 May 2020 Last updated 2 February 2021 +show all updates 2 February 2021 Updated 'Coronavirus (COVID-19): provision of home care' to add guidance on vaccinations and the NHS capacity tracker; and to amend the definition of 'home care'. 22 January 2021 Added a new document: 'Working…

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): providing home care

Department Of Health Details The document brings together guidance for social care staff, registered providers, local authorities and commissioners who support and deliver care to people in their own homes in England.It covers: personal protective equipment clinically extremely vulnerable people and care groups hospital discharge and testing government support for social care information collection and governance Published 22 May 2020 Last updated 22 January 2021 +show all updates 22 January 2021 Added a new document: 'Working with people in their own homes this winter'. 11 January 2021 Updated 'Coronavirus (COVID-19): provision of home care' to reflect the extension of free PPE until the end of June 2021. 6…

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Guidance: COVID-19: providing unpaid care to adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults

Published 24 April 2020 Last updated 14 January 2021 +show all updates 14 January 2021 Updated to reflect national lockdown rules in England. 26 November 2020 Updated to include relevant links to guidance on the local restriction tier system that will be in place in England from 2 December. 5 November 2020 This guidance has been updated to include links to the guidance on the new national restrictions which will apply in England from 5 November. 20 October 2020 Updated to include guidance on local COVID alert levels, updated links to accessible resources and removed outdated links to easy-reads. 28 September 2020 Replaced links to social distancing guidance…

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): providing unpaid care

Published 8 April 2020 Last updated 14 January 2021 +show all updates 14 January 2021 Updated to reflect national lockdown stay at home guidance. 23 December 2020 Updated the guidance about local restrictions tiers. This includes information about accessing support, including forming a support bubble and getting access to breaks. Updated the guidance about what people should do if they or the person they care for has symptoms or tests positive in different situations. 13 August 2020 Updated guidance on face coverings and shielding. Also updated links to 'get a test to check if you have coronavirus'. 28 July 2020 Updated the guidance on face coverings, face masks…

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): providing home care

Department Of Health Coronavirus (COVID-19): provision of home care HTML Details The document brings together guidance for social care staff, registered providers, local authorities and commissioners who support and deliver care to people in their own homes in England.It covers: personal protective equipment clinically extremely vulnerable people and care groups hospital discharge and testing government support for social care information collection and governance Published 22 May 2020 Last updated 11 January 2021 +show all updates 11 January 2021 Updated 'Coronavirus (COVID-19): provision of home care' to reflect the extension of free PPE until the end of June 2021. 6 January 2021 Updated to reflect guidance on shielding:…

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Guidance: Providing healthcare for overseas visitors from the EU, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland: information for primary care staff

Published 1 August 2018 Last updated 6 January 2021 +show all updates 6 January 2021 Updated with information on access to healthcare for EU citizens now the Brexit transition period has ended. It reflects the terms of the UKEU Trade and Co-operation Agreement on reciprocal healthcare arrangements. 22 October 2019 Updated with information on the healthcare entitlement of overseas visitors from the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland following Brexit. 1 August 2018 First published. Source link

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): providing home care

Department Of Health Coronavirus (COVID-19): provision of home care HTML Details Please read this guidance with:The document brings together guidance for social care staff, registered providers, local authorities and commissioners who support and deliver care to people in their own homes in England.It covers: personal protective equipment clinically extremely vulnerable people and care groups hospital discharge and testing government support for social care information collection and governance Published 22 May 2020 Last updated 24 December 2020 +show all updates 24 December 2020 Updated to reflect current policy for how providers should access PPE. 22 December 2020 Updated to reflect that the 14-day isolation period is now 10…

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): providing unpaid care

Published 8 April 2020 Last updated 23 December 2020 +show all updates 23 December 2020 Updated the guidance about local restrictions tiers. This includes information about accessing support, including forming a support bubble and getting access to breaks. Updated the guidance about what people should do if they or the person they care for has symptoms or tests positive in different situations. 13 August 2020 Updated guidance on face coverings and shielding. Also updated links to 'get a test to check if you have coronavirus'. 28 July 2020 Updated the guidance on face coverings, face masks and protective clothing. The following information has been added: examples of essential…

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): providing home care

Department Of Health Coronavirus (COVID-19): provision of home care HTML Details Please read this guidance with:The document brings together guidance for social care staff, registered providers, local authorities and commissioners who support and deliver care to people in their own homes in England.It covers: personal protective equipment clinically extremely vulnerable people and care groups hospital discharge and testing government support for social care information collection and governance Published 22 May 2020 Last updated 22 December 2020 +show all updates 22 December 2020 Updated to reflect that the 14-day isolation period is now 10 days. 8 December 2020 Updated to include relevant links to the guidance on the…

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