Update to visiting an OSJCT home prior to moving in
From 11 November prospective residents and family members who visit an OSJCT care home in person must show evidence of vaccination or medical exemption on arrival.
The Government has brought in legislation requiring anyone who enters a care home from 11 November to prove that they have had a full course of COVID-19 vaccinations or have a valid medical exemption. (Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination of people working or deployed in care homes: operational guidance - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk). Therefore, any prospective resident or family member who wishes to visit an OSJCT care home to view a bedroom and meet the Home Manager, will need to show evidence on arrival of their vaccination status.
Vaccination status must be confirmed using the NHS COVID Pass, as per Government guidance. This can be obtained using the NHS App, the NHS website or by calling 119 and requesting a letter. Further details are available here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/nhs-covid-pass.