West Sussex to receive £13M for care home support

West Sussex is to receive an extra £13.3 million to support local care homes through Coronavirus pandemic.

There are currently over 10,000 care home beds registered in the area.

The funding will be used for, stepping up NHS clinical support to care homes, protecting wages and access to PPE.

This comes after the announcement that the Government is providing an additional £600 million to help reduce the spread of Coronavirus in care homes.