Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccination Roll-out Programme in Care Homes

Are you a relative or carer with a loved one in a care home? If so, you are invited to join our online webinar.
Holding hands

We, and our panel want to hear about your views of the COVID-19 Vaccination roll out programme so far, any burning issues you have and what support the health and care system can provide you as the pandemic continues.

Join us at our webinar on: Wednesday 27th January from 5-6pm. Hosted by Healthwatch West Sussex.

To book your place please register here


Our panel includes

Dr Padma Dalby, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Sussex Partnership NHS Trust

Dr Matthew Thomas, Sussex NHS CCG Care Home GP Support

Sonia Mangan, Chief Executive, Carer Support West Sussex

Dame Phillipa Russell, Carer and Vice Chair, Carers UK

Lee Jenner, West Sussex County Council Care Homes lead

Rosemary Pavoni, Chair of West Sussex Partners in Care (tbc)

You’ve already being asking us…

  • When can families expect care home visiting to open up after the vaccines? What needs to happen to enable this?
  • Will care home family carers come under Category 6 to receive their vaccine – given they aren’t providing the regular care?
  • What happens when the second dose is due – how will that be delivered?
  • What about Mental capacity and all this will entail?

To book your place please register here

Information and guidance can and does change frequently, our panel will have the most current information available on the day to share with you, some questions however, we may not know the answer yet. Please forward any question in advance of the webinar to: katrina.broadhill@healthwatchwestsussex.co.uk

Any media enquiries please contact: enquiries@healthwatchwestsussex.co.uk

Interview with Dame Philippa Russell

Looking for information about health and care?

Find advice and information to help you stay well and make decisions about your health and social care support.

Find advice and information