Restricting workforce movement between care homes and other settings
The Restricting workforce movement between care homes and other settings guidance has been updated (22nd November 2021).
Whenever possible, care home providers should continue to limit routine staff movement between settings to help reduce the spread of infection.
This updated guidance details the circumstances in which some movement of staff may be cautiously permitted.
Key updates include:
- Updated advice to provide more clarity regarding which routine movement in staff care providers should reduce.
- Updates on how providers and local authorities may allow staff movement to plan proactively for specific service requirements or capacity concerns.
- Details on restriction of movement of staff providing direct care in response to an outbreak in a specific setting.