Covid-19 care home support plan

On 14 May 2020 all local authorities received a letter from the Minister of State for Care, Helen Whately, asking that they review or put in place a care home support plan, drawing on local resilience and business continuity plans. A planning return was requested to be submitted by 29 May. Consisting of a completed template and covering letter. In the spirit of transparency, local authorities were also asked to publish these documents on their website.

Our documents are below and they cover, as requested the following:

  • A letter that sets out a short overview of our current activity and forward plan
  • A short template that should confirm the current level of access to the support offer, and
  • Confirmation that we are carrying out a daily review of the local care market and what support actions are being taken taking immediately where necessary