Safeguarding adults in care homes

Overview | Guidance | NICE This guideline covers keeping adults in care homes safe from abuse and neglect. It includes potential indicators of abuse and neglect by individuals or organisations, and covers the safeguarding process from when a concern is first identified through to section 42 safeguarding enquiries. There are recommendations on policy, training, andContinue reading “Safeguarding adults in care homes”

“How-to Guide” on Care Home Visits after 2 December 2020

John’s Campaign’s https://johnscampaign.org.uk/post/jcs-how-to-guide-on-care-home-visits-after-2-december-2020 The Guidance in force after 2 December 2020 is available here and can be used to remind care home providers of their legal obligations. The Guidance provides that: Blanket bans on visits are not permitted. Care Homes must carry out individualised risk assessments regarding visits in line with their legal obligations underContinue reading ““How-to Guide” on Care Home Visits after 2 December 2020”

Update on the Visiting Call to Action

To date there are over 130 supporters, including some notable additional organisations including the British Institute of Human Rights, BASW, a number of MPs and many more care providers and individual relatives who have reached out having heard about the coalition. The media response has been fantastic – 208 items of coverage across press, webContinue reading “Update on the Visiting Call to Action”

Safe working in education, childcare and children’s social care settings, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)

residentialforum: How do I keep my young people and workforce in residential care settings safe from coronavirus (COVID-19) and how do I mitigate the risk of it spreading? Local authorities and providers can refer to: safe working in education, childcare and children’s social care settings, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)   isolationContinue reading “Safe working in education, childcare and children’s social care settings, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)”

Coronavirus (COVID-19): residential childcare

This guidance is for organisations and their staff working in residential children’s houses, residential schools and secure care facilities. It supports the management of these services, taking account of local guidance and the public health guidance. Coronavirus (COVID-19): residential childcare guidance Coronavirus (COVID-19): residential childcare

How to work safely in care homes

New guidance for care homes This document provides guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for care workers working in care homes and is also relevant for those providing residential supported living. This guidance is derived from, and should be read in conjunction with, full infection prevention and control (IPC) and PPE guidanceContinue reading “How to work safely in care homes”

COVID-19 – Guidance for Residential Children’s Homes in Northern Ireland | Department of Health

Date published: 02 April 2020 Topics: Health policy The information and advice it provides has been developed in consultation with a number of representative bodies, and the guidance may be updated to reflect the changing situation. COVID-19 – Guidance for Residential Children’s Homes in Northern Ireland | Department of Health

Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection control for care providers Managing infection control is essential to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) for your setting or service. As care providers, you are likely providing essential care and support to people, and, as a result, will have close contact with other people, such as during washing, bathing, personal hygieneContinue reading