Policy Updates

Document Modified Date: 01/05/2020 12:36

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Policy and Procedure #5

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WHS16

This policy provides updated information on when PPE must be worn in a home care setting. It has been updated in line with the newly released guide from the UK Government/Public Health England ‘PPE – resource for care workers delivering home care during sustained COVID-19 transmission in the UK’. In addition to policy updates, two procedural points have been added and they include:

Disposing of PPE
Re-usable PPE
References have also been updated and the additional guide and some Further Reading resources added.

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