Independent Living Schemes during COVID-19

Please see the following guidance for you and your visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please be reassured that Trust employees and contractors will be observing government guidelines when visiting Independent Living Schemes.

You should:

  • Maintain 2 meters distance from other residents and visitors to the Schemes where possible

  • Wear face coverings in communal areas where possible and in particular when you are not able to keep 2 metres from others, for example in communal corridors

  • Use hand sanitiser when entering the building and before going to your flat

  • Observe the rule of only one person in the laundry room at a time

  • Wear a face covering in the laundry room and use hand sanitiser before entering and on leaving

  • Contact us to let us know if you test positive for Covid-19, if you have symptoms or are self-isolating

Your visitors should: 

  • Only visit you if they are providing care or are in your support bubble

  • Scan the QR code at entrances to the building for NHS App contact tracing

  • Use the hand sanitiser provided at the entrances to the building

  • Wear face coverings in communal areas

  • Observe 2 metre social distancing when in communal areas