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Social Services: Coronavirus

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 17th March 2020.

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Photo of Stephen Morgan Stephen Morgan Shadow Minister for Local Government (Communities), Shadow Minister (Defence) (Armed Forces and Defence Procurement), Shadow Minister (Defence)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to help ensure that people administering adult social care are able to identify early stage symptoms of covid-19.

Photo of Helen Whately Helen Whately Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Public Health England has outlined information on signs and symptoms of COVID-19 within the ‘Guidance for social or community care and residential settings’ which is available to view at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-for-social-or-community-care-and-residential-settings-on-covid-19/guidance-for-social-or-community-care-and-residential-settings-on-covid-19#signs-and-symptoms-of-covid-19

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