Care homes support package
Health protection in care homes
On the 14 May the Government asked all local authorities to review or put in place a care home support plan, drawing on local resilience and business continuity plan.
The support plan is part of the £600m national fund committed to supporting care homes. In Norfolk, the allocation of this funding is £12.39m based on 9650 beds covering all specialisms and respite beds.
The Government letter identified a number of key action areas
- Governance and oversight
- Infection control
- Personal protection and clinical equipment
- Workforce support
- Clinical support
- Financial support