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Regulations mandating COVID-19 vaccines for those entering care homes became law on 22 July 2021. The Regulations require CQC registered care homes in England providing accommodation together with nursing or personal care, to ensure that no one over the age of 18 enters the premises without evidence that they have received a complete course of […]

The government is expected to announce that they will shortly be making COVID vaccination mandatory for everyone working in adult social care. In reports which have been widely discussed in the media the government is expected to make the announcement in the next few days. Based on the government consultation document the vaccination requirement is […]

The Government is currently consulting on proposals to require older adult care providers to deploy only those workers who have received their COVID-19 vaccine, unless they are exempt for medical reasons. The proposal would apply to any CQC registered care providers which have at least one resident over the age of 65 at their sites. […]

Last week, the Government launched a 5-week consultation looking at requiring adult care providers to deploy only those workers who have received their COVID-19 vaccine, to ensure protection of their vulnerable residents. This is a sweeping change from the current public health policy. Experts in the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) social care working […]

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