COVID-19 Precautions at Silver Birch Care

We at SBC are introducing the following to safeguard the welfare of both our staff and young people in all our homes during these challenging times.


Providing Products

Distributing ‘hard to source products’ across our homes which includes toilet roll, antibacterial wipes, antibacterial hand gel, female sanitary products, bleach, long life milk, pasta, rice, flour, tinned foods, and pre-packaged meat.

Introducing Dispensers

Placing antibacterial hand gel dispensers near the front door of all our homes.

Monitoring Health

Providing every home with a non-contact infrared digital thermometer to check the temperature of staff and young people on a daily basis.

COVID-19 Isolation Unit

Configuring a new 5 bedroom house in North West London for use as an isolation unit, and identifying staff who are in a position to support any young people requiring isolation.

Monitoring Staff

Identifying ‘vulnerable’ and ‘at-risk’ staff in relation to COVID-19 and sending them home on full pay until further notice.

Providing Information

Supplying all our young people with up to date announcements from NHS, HM Government, and local authority sources.

Limiting Footfall

Limiting footfall in every home by suspending visitors until further notice.