COVID vaccination content

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Published 27th October 2021: Campaign toolkit - Boost Your Immunity This Winter with your flu vaccine + Covid-19 Booster

The new Health and Social Care Workers Winter Vaccinations campaign aims to encourage staff to get both their flu vaccine and their COVID-19 booster this autumn/winter.

The campaign focuses on the need for increased protection this winter when both flu and COVID-19 are likely to be circulating at higher levels. It highlights the fact that both viruses can be passed to a worker’s family, patients or the people they care for, even if they don’t have any symptoms.

The campaign uses Aqua Blue and Amber coloured outlines around people working in health and social care as a visual symbol of the “rings of immunity” that having their vaccines creates.

By showing a range of roles in a variety of indoor settings, it communicates that getting both vaccines is a preventative measure that all health and social care workers should take.

In this toolkit you will see a range of printed, digital and social assets that will help you to promote winter vaccinations amongst health and social care workers and encourage them to take both vaccines when offered.

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FAQ's for you and your staff - Please click here to download this document.

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Consent forms

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MCA and Vaccine

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Specific for learning disability

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Knowledge and info about the vaccine

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February 2021: 

General information

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8th January 2021: COVID-19 Vaccination Letter - Click here to download this letter

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4th January 2021: COVID-19 vaccination: consent forms and letters for care home residents

Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination consent forms and letter templates for care home residents.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-vaccination-consent-forms-and-letters-for-care-home-residents

 

SCIE has updated its webpage on Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and the COVID-19 crisis  along side 5 webinars on MCA and Covid.

They are also recording a webinar on  The MCA and COVID Vaccinations in Care Homes which will be on the website soon.

 

COVID-19 vaccination programme

Now the Government has approved Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for use, it has published some information on the vaccination programme.
This letter from Helen Whatley, Minister for Social Care, outlines the plans for getting the vaccine to care home staff and the actions that local authorities and care providers should take.
Lots of information on the COVID-19 vaccination programme can be found here.
Some specific documents which may be useful are:

  1. COVID-19 vaccination: guide for older adults

  2. COVID-19 vaccination: a guide for social care staff

  3. COVID-19 vaccination: consent forms and letters for care home residents

  4. COVID-19 vaccination: consent form and letter for social care staff

  5. COVID-19 vaccination: consent form and letter for adults 

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Suggested format for Care Homes: Keeping a record of the Vaccination in your Care Home - Click here to read more.

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17th December 2020: Public Health England COVID-19 Vaccination Information Leaflets

  • Click here to view A guide for adults

  • Click here to view Protection for Healthcare Worker

  • Click here to view Vaccination and Pregnancy

  • Click here to view Protection for Social Care Staff

  • Click here to view What to expect after your COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Click here to view Why do I have to wait for my COVID-19 Vaccine

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11th December 2020:  Updated: Top Lines and Q&A for stakeholders – Covid-19 vaccine - Click here to download this. 

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Top Lines and Q&A for stakeholders – Covid-19 vaccine - Click here to download this.

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COVID-19 vaccination: consent form and letter for social care staff - Click here to read this online. 

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