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Check out the CQC COVID-19 Webpage

Stay up-to-date on the CQC dedicated Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage for the latest information and changes.

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(COVID-19) Coronavirus Restrictions: What you can and cannot do

Coronavirus restrictions remain in place. With on-going changes and easing of restrictions, everyone must stay up-to-date with current and future guidelines.The national guidelines provide rules and upcoming changes to travelling for work and care home visits.

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COVID 19: Safe and rapid recruitment

Skills for Care have a range of resources and toolkits to support employers in the safe and rapid recruitment for their service. Employers of all sizes may find these guiding principles useful to address their additional workforce recruitment challenges.

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COVID-19: how to work safely in care homes

Guidance for those working in care homes providing information on how to work safely during this period of sustained transmission of COVID-19. View the most up-to-date guidance here.

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Designated settings for people with COVID-19 leaving hospital

CQC is continuing to work with the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), local authorities and individual care providers to provide assurance of safe and high-quality care in designated settings, which are part of a scheme to allow people with a COVID-positive test result to be discharged safely from hospitals.

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Health & Safety Updates – Have your Say on Compulsory Vaccination

The Department of Health & Social Care are seeking the public’s view on making the COVID-19 vaccination a condition of deployment in older adult care homes.It has been recognised, that whilst vaccinations within the older adult care home settings are increasing, the vaccination uptake needs to increase to reduce the risk of COVID-19 outbreaks.The deadline […]

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Our COVID-19 policy is now FREE !

The RCS website offers a FREE Coronavirus (COVID-19) Policy & Procedure, with the most up-to-date information and guidance on how to implement safe practice during the pandemic within domiciliary services.

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How to get tested

Most up-to-date advice on getting tested- The Department of Health & Social Care published their guidance on coronavirus testing, including who is eligible for a test, how to get tested and the different types available. Please view the following link for this information. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-getting-tested

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Managing a fall during Covid-19

Information and guidance on managing a fall that may require an ambulance during the COVID-19 pandemic can be found here.

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