The Rapid Learning Initiative into the Transmission of Covid-19 into and within Care Homes in Northern Ireland

Date published: 02 September 2020

Last updated: 30 November 2020

This Report provides the findings of the Rapid Learning Initiative with regards to the transmission of Covid-19 into and within Care Homes during the first surge of the pandemic, and makes recommendations on the way forward prior to further potential surges of infection.

The voices behind the detail of the Rapid Learning Initiative Report were invaluable in helping to shape the narrative of the report and the recommendations for moving forward.. The information below is supplementary to the full Rapid Learning Initiative Report, highlighting the importance of those voices and the personal stories. With very many thanks to residents, relatives, friends and staff who took the time to tell us about their experiences from the first surge of the pandemic to help us prepare for the second.

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