General information


Infection Prevention


Good practice sharing

  • Video of the Institute of Healthcare Management (IHM) Social Care Masterclass – Care Home Visiting Panel Discussion with Vic Rayner; CEO of the National Care Forum, Adam Purnell; Care and Quality Lead for Kepplegate Care Services, Jane Brightman; IHM General Manager for Social Care, Julia Jones; Co-Founder of John’s Campaign and former Family Carer . IHM’s Care Home Visiting Checklist can be downloaded here (pdf)


  • Methodist Homes (MHA) has produced a guide defining who is an Essential Family Carer
  • HammondCare’s Partnering in Care Program is a special education program for residential care home visitors during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The program is designed to help visitors to continue their care home visits in an approach that manages risk in an intelligent and measured way in each home. Available to all HammondCare resident’s visitors, the program helps to inform and educate people on topics that can help to minimise the risk of COVID-19 transmission during the pandemic
  • Here are helpful documents from Belong‘s approach to visiting and specifically the Essential Family Carer:



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