Archive of old guidance documents

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The Coronavirus situation keeps changing all the time. On this page you will find older guidance documents which are now out of date. But you might still find them useful.

Local restriction tiers: what you need to know – the updated local restriction tier system that will be in place from 31st December, includes what you can and cannot do in each tier.

Mencap have made Easy Read guides to what the rules are for each of the 4 tiers

Local restriction tiers: what you need to know – alternative formats – including easy-read, large print and Punjabi.

Guidance for the Christmas period – including meeting friends and family, visiting pubs, restaurants and churches, travelling and more…

Guidance on visiting people in care homes for the period of national restrictions –  updated 5th November 2020.

Easy read guidance for keeping people safe from Covid-19 – from 5th November

Latest statement and guidance about the new national restrictions from 5 November

Easy read guidance on the 5 November national restrictions – by Mencap.

Easy read – the plan to rebuild and get back to normal after Coronavirus.

Easy read guidance from the government on the 3 alert levels – by Mencap.

NHS services access during Coronavirus guidance – full and easy read versions.

NHS guidance about discharge from hospital during Covid 19.

The Office for National Statistics published Coronavirus (COVID-19) related mortality by religion, ethnicity and disability: England and Wales, 2 March 2020 to 15 May

Government guidance about staying home

Government guidance for social care including guidance on residential, supported living and home care settings.