Are social care workers eligible for a Covid-19 life assurance scheme similar to the one that NHS workers have?

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Are social care workers eligible for a Covid-19 life assurance scheme similar to the one that NHS workers have?

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Yes. In recognition of the increased risks social care workers are currently facing during the Covid-19 pandemic, a new life assurance scheme was announced by the Government on 27 April for eligible frontline health and social care workers. This scheme is non-contributory, so there is no cost to staff or employers.

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