COVID:19 Government Advice Notes - Service Providers
COVID-19 Hardship Fund guidance
Guidance to billing authorities on using their allocation from the hardship fund to deliver financial support, including reduced council tax bills, to economically vulnerable residents in their area.
Guidance on early years settings and childcare closures
Guidance for local authorities, early years settings and childminders about childcare provision following the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Guidance on shielding and protecting the most vulnerable
This guidance is for people, including children, who are at very high risk of severe illness from coronavirus (COVID-19) because of an underlying health condition, and for their family, friends and carers. It is intended for use in situations where the extremely vulnerable person is living in their own home, with or without additional support. This includes the extremely clinically vulnerable people living in long-term care facilities, either for the elderly or persons with special needs.
Adult social care ethical framework
This framework intends to provide support to ongoing response planning and decision-making to ensure that ample consideration is given to a series of ethical values and principles when organising and delivering social care for adults.
Information for hostels and day centre providers for rough sleepers
Information on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for hostel or day centre providers of services for people experiencing rough sleeping.
Guidance for schools and other educational settings
Guidance and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) in educational settings for staff, parents and carers, pupils and students.
Guidance on vulnerable children and young people
Questions and answers about the provisions being made for vulnerable children and young people.
Isolation guidance for residential educational settings
The Government has issued guidance to confirm which residential settings they consider a household and how to manage isolation
Safeguarding in schools, colleges and other providers
Guidance for schools and colleges to support them keeping children safe, including online, during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
School closures guidance
What schools will need to do during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Guidance on changes to the Care Act
Changes to the Care Act 2014 to help local authorities prioritise care and support during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Free school meals guidance
This guidance explains what schools should do to make sure eligible pupils have continued access to free school meals where the pupil is not attending school.
Children's social care services guidance
Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) for local authorities and their partners to help support and protect vulnerable children.
Guidance on managing the deceased during a pandemic
Published March 2020
Managing the decease during a pandemic.
Guidance for planners in England.
Waste management guidance
A guide to help local authorities and other waste collectors prioritise their waste collection services during the coronavirus pandemic.
Guidance on financial support for schools
Guidance on funding available to schools to support them with costs associated with coronavirus (COVID-19).
European Structural and Investment Funds Programme guidance
A series of documents and updates regarding the 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Programme and the response to COVID-19.
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