Adult social care and COVID-19: Assessing the impact on social care users and staff in England so far

In this briefing the Health Foundation provides an overview of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on social care in England.

In part 1 it describes how the pandemic unfolded in the social care sector from March until June 2020, and in part 2 it examines the factors that contributed to the scale and severity of outbreaks in care homes.

In part 3 it attempts to quantify the disruption to health and social care access from February until the end of April 2020.