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The guidance for care homes provides advice about COVID-19 for those working in care home settings for adults and older people.
A control measure tool for the control of incidents and outbreaks in care home settings (adults and older people) specific for COVID-19 is also available (see below) and should be used accordingly, following the general advice provided in the guidance.
Please note the ‘Guidance on COVID-19 PCR testing in care homes and the management of COVID-19 PCR test positive residents and staff’ has been withdrawn and relevant information from this guidance has been incorporated in to COVID-19: information and guidance for care home settings. You can access the withdrawn guidance in
The Care Home IPC addendum can be accessed from the main page of the
The following supplementary resources for care homes settings are also available: