Updated 20th July
Updated guidance to include recommendation for the use of face masks and coverings in social care settings.
This resource is primarily for care workers and providers delivering care in the following settings:
- visiting homecare
- extra care housing
- live-in homecare
It provides guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) during sustained COVID-19 transmission in the UK, and explains how PPE guidance applies to the homecare (domiciliary care) setting.
There are guides for:
- putting on PPE for home carers
- taking off PPE for home carers
For more information go to the Government website (opens in a new tab)