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Resources on infection control and coronavirus

Dear Senga

We are all worried in our care home , visitors have been asked not to visit to try and keep the service users safe. We are all getting refresher training on infection control and coronavirus. I wanted to read up on this, can you advise.

Thank you

Ruth

 

Hello Ruth

Well done caring and supporting for the vulnerable service users and for looking to expand your knowledge. Below are resources which will help you, good luck and stay safe.

Coronavirus  - Care Inspectorate guidance for services

National Infection control manual – Health Protection Scotland


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Senga Currie is Head of Care Development (Scotland) at QCS, she possesses a strong command of the issues facing the care sector informed by her long career as a registered mental nurse and registered general nurse for 38 years, working in various areas within the NHS, community nursing, the field of addictions and the private sector. With 21 years of experience working with care homes, starting as a nursing sister and moving into roles of home manager, regional manager, care services manager and regulation manager.

Senga will try to answer as many of your questions as possible, giving priority to frequently asked questions and questions regarding current events and trends.

Please note that Senga cannot offer answers to matters requiring legal advice. If your matter concerns a specific service provider, please contact the Care Inspectorate Scotland.








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