MHCLG – Homelessness

We are aware that there will be concerns following the lockdown announcement for vulnerably housed people and those that are homeless, particularly those housed in hotels and hostels with no means feed themselves. MHCLG have issued some guidance on the businesses and premises that need to close (updated 13.5.20).

Other guidance:

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Top tips in Bereavement Care in Specialist Housing

Specifically written for the housing sector, operators of specialist housing – such as extra care or retirement housing. It draws attention to the need to equip themselves in the way they access bereavement care and support upon the loss of a family member, friend, relative or fellow resident in one of their schemes during the Coronavirus pandemic.

This briefing offers top tips and highlights some of the best practice in supporting decisions that might need to be made about health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak; considers how to continue to provide practical assistance, support and manage risks; and provides information on maintaining meaningful activity and minimising loneliness during this period of enforced isolation.  Read more here