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Covid-19 - Round up

06/04/2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do

Stay at home

  • Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home)
  • If you go out, stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people at all times
  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home

Do not meet others, even friends or family. You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms. 

More on 'What you need to do' here: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19): hospital discharge service requirements

Sets out how health and care systems and providers should change their discharging arrangements and the provision of community support during the coronavirus situation.

Further information here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-hospital-discharge-service-requirements

COVID-19: guidance on residential care provision

This guidance sets out key messages to support planning and preparation in the event of an outbreak or widespread transmission of COVID-19.

It is aimed at local authorities, clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and registered providers of accommodation for people who need personal or nursing care. This includes registered residential care and nursing homes for people with learning disabilities, mental health and/or other disabilities.

More here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-residential-care-supported-living-and-home-care-guidance/covid-19-guidance-on-residential-care-provision

COVID-19: guidance on home care provision

This guidance is aimed at local authorities, clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and registered providers, who support and deliver care to people in their own homes, including community health services.

This guidance sets out key messages to support planning and preparation in the event of an outbreak or widespread transmission of COVID-19.

More here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-residential-care-supported-living-and-home-care-guidance/covid-19-guidance-on-home-care-provision

COVID-19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable 

Information for shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19 can be found here;

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on vulnerable children and young people 

Questions and answers about the provisions being made for vulnerable children and young people.

More here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-on-vulnerable-children-and-young-people

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