Care Homes: Coronavirus

(asked on 7th June 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to relax restrictions on care home residents who are fully vaccinated, in order that they can leave their care home for outside visits without having to self-isolate upon their return.


Answered by
Helen Whately Portrait
Helen Whately
Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)
This question was answered on 15th June 2021

We have updated our guidance on care home visiting, which came into effect on 17 May. The guidance is available at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/arrangements-for-visiting-out-of-the-care-home/visits-out-of-care-homes

We will continue to keep the guidance under review, in line with clinical advice, including on the effect of vaccination.

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