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Category: Home care

COVID-19: supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults

11th May 2021

The Government have updated their guidance for care staff who are supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read the guidance here This has now been updated to reflect easing of some COVID-19 restrictions from 12 April. Read more

Updated – Overview of adult social care guidance on COVID-19

7th April 2021

The government has updated it’s information for adult social care providers on COVID-19 guidance. Read in full here Read more

Covid-19 and providing home care – updated guidance

26th January 2021

The Government have updated the information for those providing personal care to people living in their own home during the coronavirus outbreak. The guidance now includes the document: ‘Working with people in their own homes this winter’¬† Read the guidance here Read more

Health and wellbeing of the adult social care workforce

21st January 2021

Advice for those working in adult social care on managing your mental health and how employers can take care of the wellbeing of their staff during the coronavirus outbreak. Includes a section for the self employed. Read more here Read more

New shielding guidance for Tier 4

23rd December 2020

The Government’s information for shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19 has been updated for Tier 4. Read the full guidance here Read more

How to order Covid-19 PPE – updated limits

23rd December 2020

The Government have updated their guidance for health and social care providers when ordering PPE through the portal. Find out more here Read more

Advice and guidance from SCIE about delivering face to face adult day care

10th December 2020

SCIE have published new guidance about delivering face to face adult day care, particularly as the restrictions of lockdown are eased. The guide aims to support you, day care managers, social workers, commissioners and providers, to restart or continue activities. It is focused on community-based day services, day centres (with and without personal care), including … Read more

Order your free CARE badges

27th November 2020

The Department of Health and Social Care is providing CARE badges free of charge to staff employed across the adult social care sector to recognise their critical work, particularly during the Covid-19 outbreak. You can find out more and order your free badge here  Read more

Advice and best practice for homecare and COVID-19 from SCIE

11th November 2020

SCIE have brought together a hub of advice and best practice for homecare in relation to COVID-19. Visit the hub here They’ve added new guidance about providing support to people who have recently had COVID-19. Read more here Read more

Provision of home care – updated coronavirus guidance

5th November 2020

In light of the new restrictions, the Government has updated their guidance around the provision of home care. Take a look at the new guidance: England Wales Scotland Northern Ireland Read more