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Visiting care homes in lockdown

As we enter the third national lockdown announced on Monday 4 January 2021 there is a sense of déjà vu about life under the toughest restrictions and a real feeling of loss where some have had a taste of social…

Care in Lockdown 2

New Regulations and guidance regarding care home visits are in place governing the arrangements for lockdown 2. The key issues are set out below. Can visitors or residents go out during lockdown? As providers will be aware, leaving home without reasonable excuse…

Covid-19 – care home visiting

The Government has today, 22 July 2020, published guidance on visits to care homes. This had been anticipated for some time, but in view of the delay, previous guidance had been issued by the Care Providers Association (“CPA”). The guidance has…

Sexual Safety through empowerment 1 – Findings

The CQC has recently published “Promoting sexual safety through empowerment’ (the ‘Report’), which looks at: how adult social care services keep people safe from sexual harms and; how services can support individuals to express their sexuality. The CQC has drawn on conversations with providers,…

Covid-19 – visiting care homes at end of life

The Coronavirus (COVID-19): adult social care plan provides details of how the government will support the adult social care sector in England throughout the coronavirus outbreak. The policy paper sets out the government’s plan for: controlling the spread of infection in care…