Vitamin D and Care Homes Guidance
On 15th January 2021, the Department for Health and Social Care released new guidance on the provision of Vitamin D to care homes.
The guidance states that ‘The government will provide a free 4-month supply of daily vitamin D supplements for residents in residential and nursing care homes in England to help support their general health, in particular bone and muscle health.’
To help Managers and care staff navigate this guidance, and implement it successfully, we have put together a selection of documents to help with this:
OPUS Guidance Documents: Vitamin D and Care Homes
Why the guidance has come about, and how it affects you and your organisation
A step-by-step procedure to add to your existing policy & procedures, to guide your through the administration of Vitamin D
A handy checklist and action plan to assist you in implementing the guidance