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Care homes, vulnerable and older people

The government has issued new guidance for residential care, supported living and home care regarding coronavirus (COVID-19).

The guidance sets out:

  • How to maintain delivery of care in the event of an outbreak or widespread transmission of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • What to do if care workers or individuals being cared for have symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The advice available comes under the following headings:

Frequently asked questions - for Adult Social Care Providers

Frequently asked questions - delivering Adult Social Care Services for residents

Support for people who are rough sleeping

Joint working arrangements are in place between BCP Council and St Mungo’s Street Outreach Team to promptly identify and accommodate people who are rough sleeping in to appropriate accommodation to help ensure their health and welfare. These arrangements will include the ability to self-isolate when required due to Covid-19 and it’s impact, including the need for shielding.

If you are concerned for someone who is rough sleeping, please call St Mungo’s team on  01202 315962 or report to: www.streetlink.org.uk