If you work for a community service then this guide may be useful to share with unpaid carers that may work alongside you, such as families.

The guidance information for people who are caring, unpaid, for friends or family during the COVID-19 pandemic has been updated (23rd November 2021).

Key changes include:

  • COVID-19 booster vaccination information
  • New section added on how carers can access testing
  • Updated PPE table in line with the most up to date guidance
  • Updated schools and education section in line with current stage of pandemic
  • Updates to reflect that those previously identified as clinically extremely vulnerable should follow the same advice as the general population

 

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PPE Recommendations for unpaid carers

If you work for a community service then this guide may be useful to share with unpaid carers that may work alongside you, such as families.

This guidance outlines Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) advice for unpaid carers who do not live with the person they care for. This guide should be used together with local policies where they exist such as in care homes or day centres.

This is additional guidance to carers normal care practices. It provides advice on the recommended use of PPE during the current phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

» Read the full guidance here
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