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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 Vulnerable Children and Young People  - click to read 

➜ 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

➜ Implementing Social Distancing in Education & Childcare - click to read

➜ NHS Advice for Everyone - click to read

➜ NHS Handwashing Poster - click to read

➜ NHS Stay Home, Save Lives 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

➜ Coronavirus (COVID-19): implementing protective measures in education and childcare settings - click to read 

➜ Summary of Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for Children's Social Care Services - click to read 

➜ Actions for education and childcare settings to prepare for wider opening from 1 June 2020 - click to read

➜ Opening schools for more children and young people: initial planning framework for schools in England - click to read

➜ 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

➜ Safeguarding in Schools, Colleges & Other Providers - 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

Cambian School & College updates click here