The latest visitation guidance in care homes in England explained

Please Note: All information correct at time of writing on 3 August 2020. We do our very best to make sure our information is as up to date as possible, but we’d encourage you to check out our latest articles and to check the government website for updates as they happen.

On 22 July, new and long-awaited guidance was published on visiting arrangements in care homes. For the first time in around four months, care home residents in England can be visited by loved ones. This is provided that the local officials say it is safe to do so and care homes take certain measures, particularly regarding dynamic risk assessments and infection control.

Our in-house care experts have summarised what care providers need to know and how you can arrange visits so that they are as safe as possible. In this guide, you’ll find more information about:

  • How many visitors it’s safe for residents to have
  • Types of visit that comply with social distancing rules
  • Carrying out dynamic risk assessments
  • How to create and communicate a visiting policy

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