These are links to guidance published by the UK Government:

Healthcare Workers, Carers and Care Settings (DHSC)

Health and Wellbeing of the Adult Social Care Workforce (Department of Health and Social Care)

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Hub (Public Health England)

Advice for Everyone – Coronavirus (COVID-19) (NHS)

Coronavirus (COVID-19): What You Need to Do (UK Government)


New chapters:

Care Act Easements Guidance: Summary 

Coronavirus Act 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Informing the Department of Health and Social Care of the Death of a Worker in Social Care

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Responding to COVID-19: The Ethical Framework for Adult Social Care

Amended chapters:

Adult Safeguarding Process: Overview

Care Act 2014

Care and Support Planning


Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Disclosure and Barring 

Equality, Diversity and Human Rights in a Safeguarding Context

Homelessness: Legislation and South Tyneside Services 

Integration, Cooperation and Partnerships

Making Advance Decisions

Managing Risk 

Market Shaping and Commissioning of Adult Care and Support

Mental Health Act 1983

Safer Recruitment and Employment

Stage 2: Enquiry

Transition to Adult Care and Support