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Coronavirus (COVID-19): financial support arrangements for social care providers

Published: 16 Dec 2020
Last updated: 7 Oct 2021 - see all updates

Guidance on arrangements for providing financial support to social care providers for costs relating to the COVID-19 pandemic from December 2020.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): financial support arrangements for social care providers
Version history

Version history

Version

Date issued

Summary of changes

1

04.12.2020

First Version

2

22.12.2020

To include additional guidance on:

  • payments to support staff movement
  • payments to support additional administration required by care homes as a result of COVID-19

3

02.03.2021

Extended until end of June 2021

4

01.07.2021

Cease additional funding in relation to the restriction of staff movement from 30 June 2021.

Extended payments for non-delivery of care in non-residential settings, and under-occupancy in care homes until 30 September 2021.

Extended the Social Care Staff Support Fund until 30 September 2021.

Extended additional costs until 31 March 2022.

Update to additional costs.

5

01.10.2021

Extended the Social Care Staff Support Fund until 31 March 2022.

Extended PPE element of additional until 31 March 2022.

Extended payments for non-delivery of care in non-residential settings, and under-occupancy in care homes until 31 October 2021.


First published: 16 Dec 2020 Last updated: 7 Oct 2021 -