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UPDATED: Supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults

2nd August 2021

The Government has updated their guidance for supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults. It has been updated in line with the lifting of most legal restrictions to control COVID-19 from 19 July 2021, as we move to Step 4 of the COVID-19 roadmap. Read more here Read more

UPDATED: How to work safely in domiciliary care in England

2nd August 2021

The Government has updated their guidance for working safely in domiciliary care in England. It has been updated to reflect changes to guidance in Step 4 of the roadmap. There’s also an updated section on types of masks that can be used for domestic duties when 2 metres or more from the client. Read more … Read more

Guidance on protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable

19th July 2021

The Government has updated their guidance for protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from coronavirus (COVID-19). They will now follow the same guidance as the general population. Read more here Read more

Coronavirus restrictions: what you can and cannot do

17th May 2021

The government has published guidance on the latest updates for coronavirus restrictions. Key changes include the easing of restrictions to allow groups of up to 30 to meet outside, increased from the previous limit of 15. Read the full guidance here. Read more

Updated: Guidance for the safe use of multi-purpose community facilities

17th May 2021

The Government has updated their guidance for the safe use of multi-purpose community facilities. The guidance particularly refers to Social Distancing and Capacity (2a) and Support Groups (3a): https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-the-safe-use-of-multi-purpose-community-facilities/covid-19-guidance-for-the-safe-use-of-multi-purpose-community-facilities Read more

COVID-19 vaccination programme

9th February 2021

Information is now available from the government on the Covid-19 vaccination programme, including leaflets and guidance for healthcare staff, older people and social care staff. All documents are available to read here. Read more

Getting help with daily activities outside your home during coronavirus

21st January 2021

Guidance explaining how you can minimise the risk of spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) while getting the help you need to: get around in unfamiliar settings communicate with others go shopping exercise This information has now been updated to reflect changes to the coronavirus restrictions that came into effect on 17 May. Read the full government guidance … Read more

Safeguarding during the Covid 19 crisis

18th January 2021

The Social Care Institute for Excellence is offering up to date guidance on safeguarding adults with care and support needs from abuse and neglect during the Covid19 crisis. You can access the information here: Safeguarding adults during the COVID-19 crisis (scie.org.uk) You can also sign up to their newsletter to get regular news about other … Read more

New Guidance for National Lockdown

11th January 2021

The Government’s information for the national lockdown has been updated with advice for staying at home. Read the full guidance here Read more Read more

Full list of local restriction tiers by area

27th November 2020

The Government have shared the list of local restrictions areas in England will move into following lifting of the lockdown on 2nd December. Find out more Read more