COVID vaccination content

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F=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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