From Saturday 16th January 2021 the government have updated their guidance to inform Care Homes that it is now LAW to record ALL LFD tests (whether positive, indeterminate/void, or negative) that are completed for staff, visitors, families, agency workers. Therefore we ask that ALL tests are registered to the homes email addresses at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org so that they can be reviewed and reported by the management team.
Please follow this step by step guide on how to register a LFD test result.
Step 1: Go to this link to a search bar https://www.gov.uk/report-covid19-result . It will then take you to this page
Step 2: Click ‘Start’
Step 3: Click ‘I am at a care home’
Step 4: At this stage you need to enter the Location ID number.
St Anne’s is: 10070621
Stour’s is: 10118750
Step 5: You need to click ‘England’
Step 6: Click ‘Today’
Step 7: Enter the test kit number
Step 8: Enter your date of birth
Step 9: Click what ‘sex’ you are
Step 10: Click what ethnic group you are
Step 11: Enter address
Step 12: Choose between two options depending if you know your NHS number or not
Step 14: Enter mobile number
Step 15: Check answers
Step 16: Then submit
Please then complete the LFD & PCR record of tests form
If you have any concerns or issues then please speak to the manager