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United Kingdom Homecare Association
The professional association for homecare providers

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Post-coronavirus pandemic, resources and analysisPost-coronavirus pandemic, resources and analysis

Individuals who have had coronavirus

Social Care Institute for Excellence, with extensive input from UKHCA, has published a guide to help home care workers provide care and support to people who have left hospital after having COVID-19, November 2020.

Guidance - COVID-19: long-term health effects, published 7 September 2020.

CSP Covid-19 Rehabilitation Standards, published 14 May 2020.

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy's statement, published 5 May 2020, calling for a comprehensive strategy. CSP are concerned once people are home, they are less likely to receive rehabilitative care.

Covid-19: the challenge of patient rehabilitation after intensive care , BMJ, says both the Intensive Care Society (ICS) and the British Society for Rehabilitation Medicine are working with NHS England to urgently develop - 'soon-to-be-released' covid-19 recovery plans.

NICE quality standard Rehabilitation after critical illness in adults: quality standard QS158, published September 2017.

Hospital discharge guidance - collection

Long term health implications, Independent article, published 3 June 2020.

A film has been released by the Department of Health and Social Care with the stories of 4 people, including one aged 22, who are living with the long-term effects of coronavirus. More about the film

Long-covid Support: https://www.longcovid.org/

New study by King's College London identifies those most at risk from 'long COVID': https://www.kcl.ac.uk/news/study-identifies-those-most-risk-long-covid

Social care

Beyond COVID: new thinking on the future of adult social care, paper by SCIE. September 2020, More information

Charting a post-COVID-19 future for social care, SCIE article published 14 May 2020, by Kathryn Smith, Chief Executive, Social Care Institute for Excellence.

Readying the NHS and adult social care in England for COVID-19, published 12 June 2020. The National Audit Offices's report traces the steps taken by the UK government to mobile the response to COVID-19 from mid-March to the end of April 2020.


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