Watch Dr Agnelo Fernandes and Dr Aditi Shah, and listen to Vanessa Vyapooree talking about her experience of COVID-19.
COVID-19 vaccine information for Adult Social Care staff
If you are an Adult Social Care provider and have yet to receive information on how to access COVID-19 vaccinations for your staff please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you the relevant information.
All frontline health and social care workers are being offered the COVID-19 vaccine which will help protect you against the COVID-19 disease.
Other relevant information:
- COVID-19 vaccination: A guide for social care staff
- Consent form and letter: Care home residents
- Consent form and letter: Social care staff
- Consent form and letter: Healthcare workers:
- COVID-19 vaccination: Women of childbearing age, currently pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding
- NHS COVID-19 vaccination consent form for adults
Consent forms and letters for care home residents:
- COVID-19 vaccination relative's view form for a care home resident
- COVID-19 consent form - care home resident (able to consent)
COVID-19: the green book, chapter 14a - updated 5 December 2020.
London ADASS Big Promise film
London ADASS have put together a film to promote uptake of the Covid-19 vaccine by Managing Directors and Chief Execs of home care providers within London.
Learning disability vaccine information pack and resources
The NHS have put together a COVID-19 learning disability vaccine information pack and resources for providers.
- Learning disability COVID-19 vaccine information pack
- COVID-19 vaccination learning disability resources
COVID-19 vaccine – second dose requirement
Adult social care staff are advised by the SWL vaccination programme to return to the same place they received their first vaccine for their second dose.
Religious information to encourage uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine
The British Islamic Medical Association have written statements on the COVID-19 Vaccine: ‘We Recommend the Oxford Astra-Zeneca COVID Vaccine for eligible individuals in Muslim Communities’ and ‘We recommend the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for eligible at-risk individuals in Muslim Communities.’
The British Islamic Medical Association ‘Fasting and Covid Vaccinations’ Q&A document states that receiving a COVID-19 vaccine does not invalidate the fast and includes useful advice for fasting patients and adverse effects following vaccination.
There is no information on Halal certification for the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Tips for vaccinating people with Dementia
Providers can find a helpful leaflet on vaccinating people with Dementia by Dementia UK.
Vaccination of frontline social care workers
Read letter from the Department of Health & Social to employers regarding support for frontline social care workers to receive their COVID-19 vaccination
How the COVID-19 vaccine was developed
Watch the video by Public Health England about the quick development of the COVID-19 vaccine.
NHS COVID-19 information
The NHS have complied an updated FAQ document on what you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine and pulls together some of the key questions being raised about the vaccine.
The guide for older adults explains about the COVID-19 vaccination, who is eligible and who needs to have the vaccine to protect them from coronavirus.
COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Handbook
The University of Bristol have created a helpful handbook to arm people with practical tips combined with the very latest information and evidence to talk reliably about the vaccines, constructively challenge associated myths, and allay fears.
South West London CCG Vaccine Webinars
Watch recent COVID-19 vaccine Q&A webinars hosted by South West London CCG.
COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A session for Care Homes with Dr Agnelo Fernandes
Webinar on women's fertility and COVID vaccination
People with allergies and COVID vaccination
This webinar focus on allergies and health conditions with Dr Paul Riley and Dr Vasa Gnanapragasam