Your free guide to visiting arrangements in care homes

In an attempt to slow the spread of infection rates in care homes, the government published its guidance on what safety measures care providers should have in place when it comes to visiting residents. As COVID cases continue to rise and care settings find themselves in tighter restrictions, its important you’re doing all you can to keep your people and your residents safe.

Are you confident that you have all the measures in place to allow safe visits?

Citation’s care experts have summarised all you need to know about putting the government’s guidance into practice, from creating designated areas to controlling the risk of infection spreading.


In this guide, you’ll find more information about how many visitors it’s safe for residents to have, types of visit that comply with social distancing rules, carrying out dynamic risk assessments, how to create and communicate a visiting policy, and more.

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Are you looking to outsource your Health & Safety? Or would you like to give your in-house team the backing of an external team of experts and 24/7 access to resources and support?

Citation supports care businesses of all types and sizes with managing their Health & Safety and HR & Employment Law. They also have dedicated care products, including a CQC Application (CQC Pro), Care Policies & Procedures, Care Mock Inspections, and more. And as a buycarehome member, you are entitled to preferential rates on their services.

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