Skills for Care

Here are the links to the our COVID-19 guidance and advice pages. 

COVID-19: Guidance from other agencies

Key guidance from the government and other agencies in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

National guidance

Guidance from national bodies – including Department for Health and Social Care, Care Quality Commission and Public Health England. Further guidance on specific areas can be found in the sections below.

Essential training

Three funded training packages are now available in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rapid induction programme, refresher training and a volunteer programme.

COVID-19 vaccination as condition of deployment

Skills for Care is committed to offering resources to help employers fully engage with their teams, including guidance on wellbeing and information on COVID-19 and vaccines.

COVID-19 updates for social work

Access the latest information for social workers and the COVID-19 pandemic.