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National action plan to support adult social care sector 

 

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National action plan to support adult social care sector 

The government has published an action plan to support the adult social care sector in England throughout the coronavirus outbreak.

It includes better access to testing, millions of additional PPE items, expansions to the workforce and a new brand to further recognise the sector’s contribution to society. The government has committed to ensuring that all care workers who need a test receive one, and all symptomatic residents in a care home will be tested to prevent outbreaks. Over 4,000 social care workers have already been referred for testing so far. More....