Visiting guidance for residential care

Guidance of care home visiting as updated on 19th July and reviewed on 3rd August 2021.

Government guidance

The Government guidance provides an outline for promoting safety by requiring a tailored process for each visitor and resident.

All visiting requests will need to be risk assessed on an individual basis and strategies put in place to ensure risk is minimised. The final decision and responsibility remain with the care home manager.

All care homes, except in the event of an active outbreak, should try to offer the visiting opportunities in the following tabs.

Page updated: 09/08/2021 Page updated by: Health Protection

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