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If you have been contacted by NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect service (TTP) and been told to self-isolate, you may be entitled to Financial Support.
If You Work in the Care Sector – Covid-19 SSP Enhancement Scheme
Care workers who are required to stay off work due to actual or suspected Covid-19 or who are required to self-isolate may be able to apply to the Welsh Government’s Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) Enhancement scheme, which was launched on 1 November 2020 . Please note: this scheme applies only to social care workers.
Care workers who have been told by TTP to self-isolate may also be able to apply to the Self-Isolation Support Payment scheme but they will not be able to apply to both schemes in respect of a single period of isolation. Depending on their personal circumstances, they will need to decide which scheme will be more appropriate.
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If you meet all of the eligibility criteria, you are entitled to an Isolation Payment of £500.
Please note: parents of children who have been notified through the App to self-isolate are not eligible for a payment. Evidence is required from the educational setting confirming that the child has been asked to self-isolate.
You must also be:
You may be eligible for a £500 Discretionary Payment if you meet all of the other eligibility criteria above, but:
Eligibility is now extended to include parents and carers who meet the following criteria:
This application form is for one person only and any further applications within the same household must be made by each individual.
Please ensure that you have the information below available before starting your application:
You must make a claim up to 21 days after your period of self-isolation ends.
Applications from NHS Covid-19 App users will be accepted from those told to isolate from 1st February, 2021 onwards.
If you are unable to access the Self-isolation Support Payment form online, please email email@example.com, or ring 01639 686838