Hi everyone,

If anyone out there could please given me some advice on the Coronavirus ?
I have read all the guidelines issued, but l was just wondering how l stand, as l work as a private Carer with 10 clients if this country goes into lockdown, am l classed as a health worker? Do l still come under the umbrella as a nurse, doctor etc???

Thanks Belinda

Hello and welcome!

This is something to discuss with your manager. See if you can contact them tomorrow by phone or email.

Hi Belinda

The guidance issued by the Department of Education yesterday includes the following list of health and social care professions, and does include care workers.

Health and social care
This includes but is not limited to doctors, nurses, midwives, paramedics, social workers, > care workers> , and other frontline health and social care staff including volunteers; the support and specialist staff required to maintain the UK’s health and social care sector; those working as part of the health and social care supply chain, including producers and distributers of medicines and medical and personal protective equipment.