18 May 2020 – £600 million Infection Control Fund introduced targeting care homes

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Health, Social Services
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: HM Treasury

Overview: A new £600 million Infection Control Fund has been introduced to tackle the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in care homes.
Full details here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/care-home-support-package-backed-by-600-million-to-help-reduce-coronavirus-infections

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, National – government