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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…

COVID-19 guidance for residential care providers

Public Health England has produced guidance which covers key messages to support planning and preparation in the event of an outbreak or widespread transmission of COVID-19. We set out the key aspects of the above guidance for residential care providers…

Children’s homes and healthcare: Registration issues

In December 2019 guidance was published to clarify arrangements for: Children’s homes which provide healthcare Children’s healthcare settings, if the main function is care and accommodation rather than provision of acute interventions. The guidance is intended to assist inspectors and providers in reaching…