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Documents and Policies

Capacity Tracker Discharge Testing Changes - Guidance 

User input guidance for capacity tracker

Last Updated: 25th Feb 2021

Testing in Care Homes PowerPoint slides

Regular and outbreak testing patterns

Last Updated: 23rd Feb 2021

Supervision - LFT Training

Training sheet for staff training to cover LFD self-testing

LFT Testing and Waste Disposal

FAQ's for waste disposal for LFD testing

Last Updated: 22nd Jan 2021

LFT Testing Readiness Checklist

This checklist includes all the key steps you will need to prepare your home and visitors for point-of-care LFD testing.

Government Guidance

Testing for professionals visiting care homes

Health, social care and other professionals may need to visit residents within care homes to provide services. This guidance sets out the testing policy for these ‘visiting professionals’.

Last Updated: 11th March 2021

Organisation testing registration: record of users

Guidance and the spreadsheet to record the details of people you've tested for coronavirus on that day

Last Updated: 25th Feb 2021

COVID-19 testing in adult care homes

How to access test kits and step-by-step guides on how to use PCR and rapid lateral flow test kits for regular and outbreak testing of residents and staff.

Last Updated: 24th March 2021

Understanding lateral flow antigen testing for people without symptoms

An explanation of the technology behind asymptomatic testing and the role these tests play in the national COVID-19 testing programme.

Last Updated: 5th March 2021

Adult Social Care Rapid Testing Fund

Sets out the measures that the Rapid Testing Fund will support, including information on the distribution of funds and reporting requirements.

Last Updated: 15th Jan 2021


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