Coronavirus (COVID-19): residential and secure childcare

SCOTLAND. Scottish Government
Scotland. Scottish Government
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This guidance is for organisations and their staff working in residential children’s houses, residential schools, secure care and residential respite/short break services for children and young people. It supports the management of these services, taking account of local guidance and the public health guidance. The guide covers: staffing issues; public health measures; supporting children and young people; caring for a child or young person with possible or confirmed COVID-19; moving between care placements; residential respite/short break settings; Test and Protect in residential care; family visits and visits by professionals; summary of changes. (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
residential child care, looked after children, secure accommodation, short break care, staffing levels, infection control;
Content types:
practice guidance, government publication
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