Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for local authorities on children’s social care

How do I keep my workforce and young people in residential settings safe from coronavirus (COVID-19) and how do I mitigate the risk of it spreading? Local authorities (and residential care providers) can refer to guidance on residential care provision and guidance on isolation for residential settings. Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for local authorities on children’sContinue reading “Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for local authorities on children’s social care”

The value of retirement living in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic

Keeping our elderly population safe: The value of retirement living in the face of COVID-19 During the first week of the UK lockdown to stem the advance of COVID-19, many news outlets reported on Doreen, Dotty and Carol, three ladies in their 70s moving in to one of their respective houses to isolate together. TheyContinue reading “The value of retirement living in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic”

Care home COVID-19 guidance recognises vital care home role

The guidance calls on care homes to continue to operate at full capacity to support the national effort, both in terms of beds and their skilled care staff. The guidance says: “Helping to move patients who no longer require acute care into the most appropriate setting will help to save thousands of lives.” Care homeContinue reading “Care home COVID-19 guidance recognises vital care home role”