Unpaid carers are included in priority group six of the vaccination programme. This includes people who receive Carers Allowance and those who are the main carer of someone at high risk from coronavirus (see box).
Sheffield City Council has confirmed that schools and childcare settings can begin to open more widely from Monday 15 June. Sheffield had initially decided to delay wider opening on the advice of Greg Fell, Sheffield’s Director of Public Health.
We have asked Sheffield City Council to answer some questions about the support provided by children’s social care during the coronavirus crisis. This article is for parents whose child has a social worker, MAST worker or SNIPS worker.
The Secretary of State for Education has issued a notice under the Coronavirus Act. This temporarily modifies some aspects of the law that applies to children and young people with Education Health and Care (EHC) plans.