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  • New Guidance for Visits out of Care Homes

    New Guidance for Visits out of Care Homes

    From Tuesday 4 May, people living in care homes in England will not have to self-isolate if they leave the home to be in the garden of a relative or friend, or to visit outdoor spaces such as parks.Nicci Gerrard, from John’s Campaign, said the change of stance, announced by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), was “a chink of light for residents of care homes and their families, and a victory for all those people who have been eloquent in their campaign against the 14-day rule”.

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  • Consultation on Compulsory Vaccination of Care Home Staff

    Consultation on Compulsory Vaccination of Care Home Staff

    The government is seeking views on a proposal to make COVID-19 vaccination a condition of deployment in older adult care homes.This would mean older adult care home providers could only use those staff who have received the COVID-19 vaccination (or those with a legitimate medical exemption) in line with government guidance.The deadline for responding to the consultation is Friday 21 May 2021.

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