COVID-19: Hospice providers

Information for hospice inpatient facilities.

Page last updated: 7 October 2020

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Information for hospice staff in home and community settings

This document provides guidance on preventing the spread of COVID-19 in hospices and community settings to protect both staff and patients.

It includes guidance on:

  • changes to palliative care services during the COVID-19 response
  • supporting patients who are more vulnerable to infection or who have COVID-19
  • supporting people at home who have COVID-19
  • visitors to people who are receiving care at home.

The document should be read in conjunction with information on this page and other advice available on this website: COVID-19. For all other information visit Unite Against COVID-19.

Information for hospice inpatient facilities

This document provides guidance on preventing the spread of COVID-19 in hospice inpatient facilities, to protect both the patients and staff.

It includes guidance for:

  • supporting patients who are more vulnerable to infection or who have COVID-19
  • visitors to hospice inpatient facilities
  • cases in an inpatient facility
  • advice for employers.

The document should be read in conjunction with information on this page and other advice available on this website: COVID-19. For all other information visit Unite Against COVID-19.

More information

The latest updates, information and health advice is available on this website: COVID-19. For all other information visit Unite Against COVID-19.

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