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Covid-19: how to work safely in care homes

Public Health England has published guidance for those working in care homes providing information on how to work safely during this period of sustained transmission of Covid-19.

It includes a flowchart for care workers providing care to residents to identify whether there is a need for personal protective equipment (PPE); PPE recommendations for care home staff; frequently asked questions on the use of PPE in care homes; and examples to help identify the correct use of PPE when undertaking activities that require physical contact or activities which do not require physical contact but are carried out in close proximity to residents. More....