Coronavirus (COVID-19) (NHS)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) (UK Government)

COVID-19: Adult Social Care Risk Reduction Framework (Department of Health and Social Care)

COVID-19 Resource and Best Practice Hub for Social Care (SCIE)

COVID-19: Supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities and Autistic Adults (Department of Health and Social Care)

Overview of Adult Social Care Guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Department of Health and Social Care)


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:

Assessments under the Coronavirus Act 2020

Care Act Easements: Guidance for Local Authorities

Care and Support Planning and Reviews under the Coronavirus Act 2020

Charging and Financial Assessments under the Coronavirus Act 2020

Coronavirus Act 2020

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

Coronavirus: Hospital Discharge Service 

Coronavirus: Reintroduction of NHS Continuing Healthcare Assessments

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

Responding to COVID-19: The Ethical Framework for Adult 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)