Maintaining vision and eye health: an essential part of residential care - click here to download document

NHS @home Operational update - Issue 8: January 2022 


  • COVID Oximetry @home and COVID virtual ward resources
  • COVID Oximetry @home communications pack
  • Pulse oximetry for care homes
  • Assessment, monitoring and management of symptomatic COVID-19 patients in the community
  • Virtual wards and 2022/23 operational planning guidance
  • Events and webinars

NHS Standard Contract 2022/23 – Answers to FAQs arising from webinars, January 2022 

Updating the NHS Standard Contract for 2022/23 - document, January 2022

Establishing Care Units in Care Homes - Toolkit 27 January 2022

The content in this toolkit has been produced in consultation with geriatricians, nursing, AHPs, commissioners, local authorities, GPs, care home providers and other stakeholders, whose time and insight is gratefully acknowledged.

Urgent Community Response and care homes - Meeting slides 11 January 2022

The implementation of the two hour urgent community response standard is a key commitment of the Long Term Plan, and a requirement of the NHS Operational Planning Guidance 2022/23.

Hospital Discharge & Recovery Programme - Summary slides 

Hospital Discharge Strategy Feedback from Roundtable Events, August – September 2021

Implementing the Home First Discharge Policy - presentation LGA 

What you can do now and in the next six months to improve patient flow, care and support after discharge and reduce unnecessary admissions.

Hydration Pilots to reduce Urinary Tract Infection -slides - 2 November 2021

The NHS England and Improvement (NHSEI) Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Programme has committed to funding a series of hydration pilots to support the development of a knowledge base as to which hydration interventions will reduce urinary tract infections (UTIs) and to support the overall aim in reducing HA-GNBSI.