Department Of Health
The guidance is to be used to support the response to COVID-19. It applies to adult social care settings and services in England from 3 April 2023. It should be read with the infection prevention and control (IPC) resource for adult social care, which should be used as a basis for anyIPCresponse.
This guidance now also includes all information on COVID-19 testing in adult social care, and details the testing regimes for eligible staff and residents and where outbreaks are suspected.
The guidance is for people responsible for setting and maintaining standards ofIPCwithin adult social care in England, such as care managers.