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Covid-19 Information

Information specifically in relation to Covid-19, including governance guidance, and the latest news from external sources. The below links are not affiliated with CareTech or Cambian Group.


Governance/NHS Guidelines

➜ Guidance on Shielding or Protecting an Extremely Vulnerable Person - click to read

➜ Guidance for Children's Social Care Services - click to read

➜ Ofsted: Covid-19 Rolling Update - click to read

➜ NHS Advice for Everyone - click to read

➜ NHS Handwashing Poster - click to read

➜ NHS Great Ormond Street Hospital - Information for Families - click to read

Returning to Work Flowchart (Asymptomatic) - click to read

Returning to Work Flowchart (Symptomatic) - click to read


Department for Education and Social Care Guidelines 

➜ Safe working in education, childcare and children’s social care settings, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) click to read

➜ Planning guide for early years and childcare settings - click to read

➜ Guidance for full openings: Schools - click to read

➜ Face Coverings in Education - click to read

➜ Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for children's social care services - click to read

➜ Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on isolation for residential educational settings - click to read

Easy Read Guides 

NHS: Having your oxygen levels checked click here

➜ NHS: Having your temperature taken - click to read

➜ Public Health England: Looking after your feelings and your body - click to read


How to Support Children

➜ Supporting children during Covid-19 (England) - click to read

➜ Supporting children during Covid-19 (Wales) - click to read

➜ Unicef - click to read

➜ Childline - click to read

➜ What parents need to know about Covid-19 - click to read

➜ Children's Commissioner: Requesting Additional Safeguards - click to read

➜ RCPCH: General Public Resources - click to read

➜ Covid-19 Safeguarding Children (Welsh Sites) - click to read

➜ World Health Organisation: Covid-19 Video (for older children) - click to read

➜ Coping with Covid Isolation - click to read



How to Explain to Children

➜ How to Talk to Kids and Teens about World Trauma - click to read


Other Useful Information

➜ Do I have Covid-19? - click to read

➜ Changes to DBS ID checking guidelines - click to read

➜ Benefits and Covid-19 - click to read


Any questions email -

Emergencies call - 0161 507 3555

Latest Government information (England Only) click here

Letter from Secretary of State for Health and Social Care click here

Support available from the CareTech Foundation click here