Update admissions to care home guidance

Click here to the updated government guidance Summary of changes 1. Updated to  clarify  that a period of isolation is  continuous and  does not restart on discharge or entry to a care home. The isolation period should include days in the hospital, so when entering a...

Mask wearing by visitors

It has been brought to our attention by the Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Cell that some care homes are struggling with visitors and professionals not wearing face masks. Most COVID outbreaks are being brought into homes by visitors, so its important managers...

Get protected this winter

The COVID-19 booster and flu vaccinations will be rolled out in the next few months, and we wanted to begin raising awareness with you. It is important that staff take the opportunity when offered to keep themselves healthy and avoid spreading either virus to the...
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