Making vaccination a condition of deployment in older adult care homes.

The Department of Health & Social Care has launched a consultation on proposals to require older adult care homes to use only staff who have had a COVID-19 vaccine, unless the staff member has a medical exemption.

Older adults living in care homes are at a high risk of severe illness from COVID-19. While the vaccinations are increasing, there are still some care homes which do not have the level of protection needed to reduce the risk of a COVID-19 outbreak.

It’s important that you gave your say, especially if you live in an older adult home, or have a relative who does.

Consultation Closes

21st May 2021