COVID vaccination in care homes


From NHSE/I

This week we began to initiate the delivery of the vaccine through local vaccination sites to care home residents and their staff, starting with larger care homes. The roll out began this week through wave 1, 2 and 3 sites and will be followed shortly by local vaccination sites in later waves. A letter was sent to waves 1-3 sites with further details and the standard operating procedure for vaccination deployment in community settings was updated with a specific care home section. We have now sent a letter to workforce leads which confirms the roving vaccination model will be rolled out and details the specific arrangements that should be put in place to support this important piece of work.