COVID-19 testing extended to all care homes
Thursday, June 11th, 2020 | News
This week Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, announced that the COVID-19 testing programme would be extended to include all remaining care homes and residents. This includes adult care homes for people with learning disabilities and mental health issues.
There are various ways care home workers and residents can get tested:
- All care home workers can get tested via self-referral.
- All residents and staff in care homes with or without symptoms can get tested via an employer portal.