Visiting

On this page you can find up to date links, documents and other publications publicly available, we urge you to check our membership page for further information for Care England members only COVID-19 (VISITING) page.  (for login details members please send email to info@careengland.org.uk


Visiting arrangements in care homesguidance 
Published 22 July 2020 | Last updated 12 January 2021 — see all updates
Sets out how care homes can support families and visitors to visit residents from 2 December.


DoLS visiting updates to MCA and DoLS pandemic guidance - guidance 
Published 9 April 2020 | Last updated 24.12.2020
Guidance for health and social care staff who are caring for, or treating, a person who lacks the relevant mental capacity.


Arrangements for visiting out of the care home - guidance 
Published 1 December 2020 | Last updated 12 January 2021 — see all updates
Sets out how care homes can support residents of working age on visits outside of the care home.


Visiting arrangements in care homes for the period of national restrictions - guidance  updated 19.12.2020
Sets out how care homes can support families and visitors to visit residents from 2 December.


CQC on visits to care homes - bulletin 15.10.2020
Follow Government guidance but "discuss visitation as part of individual care plans"