Information For Foster Carers About Coronavirus

March 5th, 2020
Coronavirus advice

Information For Foster Carers About Coronavirus


The government have a dedicated webpage for guidance, which is updated daily.

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We are updating policies and action plans daily, please visit 360 for updates.

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We are following government guidelines carefully, and are keeping both foster carers and staff updated with any developments within our service. If you have any concerns that are not answered on the government website, please contact your line manager or supervising social worker.

The government have put together a page specifically for guidance on vulnerable children and young people, which you can access here.

They have also produced some publications with guidance info, in a range of languages and reading abilities here.

What are the symptoms of coronavirus/COVID-19?

  • a cough
  • a high temperature
  • shortness of breath

But these symptoms do not necessarily mean you have the illness. The symptoms are similar to other illnesses that are much more common, such as cold and flu.


The risk of Coronavirus or Covid-19 to the UK has now been raised to high.