Shielding Paused in Calderdale From1st August, As Planned

This is the latest advice from the government for people who are shielding, with specific information about the pausing of shielding on August 1st. This has been the planned end date for shielding for several weeks and the information below confirms that, in Calderdale, shielding will be paused as scheduled, despite other lockdown precautions being … Continue reading Shielding Paused in Calderdale From1st August, As Planned

Gov’t Advice: Calderdale’s New Lockdown Restrictions

Calderdale is one of a number of areas in the North of England which have been given additional lockdown restrictions following an increase in the spread of coronavirus. These restrictions come into force on Friday 31 July 2020. Affected local areas Greater Manchester: City of Manchester Trafford Stockport Oldham Bury Wigan Bolton Tameside Rochdale Salford … Continue reading Gov’t Advice: Calderdale’s New Lockdown Restrictions

Gov’t News: 30 million to receive flu vaccine this winter

The UK Government have announced that providers will work to vaccinate more than 30 million people during the coming winter's flu season – millions more than received it last year. Expanded flu vaccination programme to protect vulnerable people and support the NHS Free vaccine to be made available for people aged 50 to 64 later … Continue reading Gov’t News: 30 million to receive flu vaccine this winter

Gov’t Advice: Supporting children & young people with SEND as schools etc prepare for wider opening

This is the Government's latest Guidance for settings managing children and young people with complex special educational needs and disability (SEND) during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. It also has relevance for parents and guardians of young people with SEND. Documents Supporting children and young people with SEND as schools and colleges prepare for wider opening … Continue reading Gov’t Advice: Supporting children & young people with SEND as schools etc prepare for wider opening

Government Guidance on When You Don’t Need To Wear a Face Covering

When you do not need to wear a face covering In settings where face coverings are required in England, there are some circumstances, for health, age or equality reasons, where people are not expected to wear face coverings. Please be mindful and respectful of such circumstances, noting that some people are less able to wear … Continue reading Government Guidance on When You Don’t Need To Wear a Face Covering

Gov’t Advice: Face Coverings in Shops, Supermarkets, Transport Hubs Etc

Face coverings became mandatory in shops, supermarkets, shopping centres and enclosed transport hubs on Friday24 July Face coverings must be worn in additional enclosed public spaces from 24 July in England, as the government takes further steps to help curb the spread of the virus. Face coverings will be mandatory in additional enclosed public spaces … Continue reading Gov’t Advice: Face Coverings in Shops, Supermarkets, Transport Hubs Etc

Gov’t Advice: Flexible use of direct payments during the pandemic

Using your direct payment during the pandemic While we’re all having to cope with COVID-19, the government expects Local Authorities (LAs) and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to continue to give you as much flexibility as possible in how you use your direct payment. What matters most is that you are able to use your direct payment in … Continue reading Gov’t Advice: Flexible use of direct payments during the pandemic