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COVID-19: guidance for residential care, supported living and home care

Residential care, supported living and home care in the event of a coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Guidance for providers of residential care, supported living, and home care, in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak.

The guidance sets out:

  • how to maintain delivery of care in the event of an outbreak or widespread transmission of COVID-19
  • what to do if care workers or individuals being cared for have symptoms of COVID-19
Published 13 March 2020
Last updated 6 April 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added link to guidance on admission and care of people in care homes, and marked guidance on residential care provision as withdrawn, as guidance on admission and care of people in care homes has replaced it.

  2. Added information on implications of household isolation guidance for residential care, supported living and home care settings.

  3. First published.