These are links to guidance published by the UK Government:

Healthcare Workers, Carers and Care Settings (Department of Health and Social Care)

Health and Wellbeing of the Adult Social Care Workforce (Department of Health and Social Care)

Coronavirus (COVID-19): What You Need to Do (UK Government)

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Hub (Public Health England)

Advice for Everyone – Coronavirus (COVID-19) (NHS)


These are the APPP chapters which have are either new or have been amended as a result of the coronavirus legislation and national guidance.

New chapters:

Coronavirus Act 2020

Care Act Easements: Guidance for Local Authorities

Responding to COVID-19: The Ethical Framework for Adult Social Care

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Assessments under the Coronavirus Act 2020

Charging and Financial Assessments under the Coronavirus Act 2020

Care and Support Planning and Reviews under the Coronavirus Act 2020

COVID-19: Hospital Discharge Requirements

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Death of a Worker in Social Care

Amended chapters:

Care Act 2014


Equality, Diversity and Human Rights

Customer Complaints

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards



End of Life Care


Risk Assessments

Transition (Preparing for Adulthood) to Adult Care and Support

Mental Capacity

Making Advance Decisions

Mental Health Act 1983

Adult Safeguarding

Financial Information and Advice

Integration, Cooperation and Partnerships

Continuing Healthcare (NHS)