COVID-19: admission and care of people in care homes - guidance updated
Guidance around how to protect care home residents and staff during the coronavirus outbreak has been updated
This guidance is for care homes, local health protection teams, local authorities, clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and registered providers of accommodation for people who need personal or nursing care.
It sets out how to:
- admit and care for residents safely
- protect care home staff
This document has been updated throughout in line with the care homes support package announced on 15 May and the latest advice on testing, and infection prevention and control. The changes are set out in full in the document.