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)

Arrangements for visiting out of the care home – guidance
Published 1 December 2020 | 13 January 2022, Sets out how care homes can support residents of working age on visits outside of the care home.

Visiting arrangements in care homes –  guidance
Published 22 July 2020 | 13 January 2021, Sets out how care homes can support families and visitors to visit residents.

Supported living services during coronavirus (COVID-19) – guidance
Published 6 August 2020 | Last updated 13 January 2021, Guidance for providers of supported living settings.

Visitors’ protocol – CPA briefing for care providers Updated 23 December 2020

CQC on visits to care homes – bulletin 15.10.2020
Follow Government guidance but “discuss visitation as part of individual care plans”



DoLS visiting updates to MCA and DoLS pandemic guidance – guidance  This publication was withdrawn on 10 August 2021
Published 9 April 2020 | Last updated 27 April 2021 ‚Äî see all updates
Guidance for health and social care staff who are caring for, or treating, a person who lacks the relevant mental capacity.