Guidance: Supported living services during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Department Of Health Details This guidance has been amended to reference the new national lockdown and updated advice on required isolation periods.This guidance sets out: key messages to assist with planning and preparation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic so that local procedures can be put in place to minimise risk and provide the best possible support to people in supported living settings safe systems of working including, social distancing, respiratory and hand hygiene and enhanced cleaning how infection prevention and control (IPC) and personal protective equipment (PPE) applies to supported living settingsThe easy read version is under review. Refer to the main guidance for the latest…

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Guidance: Supported living services during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Department Of Health Details This guidance has been amended to reference the new national lockdown and updated advice on required isolation periods.This guidance sets out: key messages to assist with planning and preparation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic so that local procedures can be put in place to minimise risk and provide the best possible support to people in supported living settings safe systems of working including, social distancing, respiratory and hand hygiene and enhanced cleaning how infection prevention and control (IPC) and personal protective equipment (PPE) applies to supported living settingsThe easy read version is under review. Refer to the main guidance for the latest…

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Guidance: Making a Christmas bubble if you live in a supported living setting

This guidance is for anyone who lives in a supported living setting, whether by themselves or with other people. It includes people whose care and support is paid for by the local authority or where a person pays themselves, for example by a Direct Payment or by an Individual Service Fund.It relates to Christmas Day (25 December) only. It relates to people living in Tier 1, 2 or 3 areas only.This guidance is also for supported living managers. Source link

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Guidance: Supported living services during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Department Of Health Details This guidance has been amended in line with updated advice on local restriction tiers and required isolation periods.This guidance sets out: key messages to assist with planning and preparation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic so that local procedures can be put in place to minimise risk and provide the best possible support to people in supported living settings safe systems of working including, social distancing, respiratory and hand hygiene and enhanced cleaning how infection prevention and control (IPC) and personal protective equipment (PPE) applies to supported living settings Published 6 August 2020 Last updated 22 December 2020 +show all updates 22 December…

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Guidance: Supported living services during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Department Of Health Details This guidance has been amended in line with updated advice on local restriction tiers and required isolation periods.In the meantime, please see:This guidance sets out: key messages to assist with planning and preparation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic so that local procedures can be put in place to minimise risk and provide the best possible support to people in supported living settings safe systems of working including, social distancing, respiratory and hand hygiene and enhanced cleaning how infection prevention and control (IPC) and personal protective equipment (PPE) applies to supported living settings Published 6 August 2020 Last updated 22 December 2020 +show…

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing service for extra care and supported living settings

Department Of Health Details The Department of Health and Social Care is extending the one-off round of testing to regular retesting for extra care and supported living settings that meet the eligibility criteria.Regular retesting involves weekly staff testing and monthly resident testing. Published 7 December 2020 Last updated 9 December 2020 +show all updates 9 December 2020 Updated to clarify use of the Unique Organisation Number on the self-referral portal. 7 December 2020 First published. Source link

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing service for extra care and supported living settings

Department Of Health Details The Department of Health and Social Care is extending the one-off round of testing to regular retesting for extra care and supported living settings that meet the eligibility criteria.Regular retesting involves weekly staff testing and monthly resident testing. Published 7 December 2020 Last updated 9 December 2020 +show all updates 9 December 2020 Updated with detail on when more test kits can be applied for. 9 December 2020 Updated to clarify use of the Unique Organisation Number on the self-referral portal. 7 December 2020 First published. Source link

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing service for extra care and supported living settings

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Guidance: Supported living services during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Department Of Health Details This guidance is being reviewed in line with the implementation of new local restriction tiers from Wednesday 2 December.In the meantime, please see:This guidance sets out:key messages to assist with planning and preparation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic so that local procedures can be put in place to minimise risk and provide the best possible support to people in supported living settings safe systems of working including, social distancing, respiratory and hand hygiene and enhanced cleaning how infection prevention and control (IPC) and personal protective equipment (PPE) applies to supported living settings Published 6 August 2020 Last updated 1 December 2020 +show…

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Guidance: Supported living services during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Department Of Health COVID-19: guidance for supported living HTML Details This guidance is being reviewed in line with the implementation of new local restriction tiers from Wednesday 2 December.In the meantime, please see:This guidance sets out:key messages to assist with planning and preparation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic so that local procedures can be put in place to minimise risk and provide the best possible support to people in supported living settings safe systems of working including, social distancing, respiratory and hand hygiene and enhanced cleaning how infection prevention and control (IPC) and personal protective equipment (PPE) applies to supported living settings Published 6 August…

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