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Document Modified Date: 04/08/2020 17:59

Respiration Observation Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCC111

As part of the COVID-19 pandemic response, Care Homes and Nursing homes will be required to carry out clinical observations of residents where they have suspected COVID-19 symptoms, have been discharged with COVID-19 symptoms or need to be cared for within the home. The policy outlines how people using services will be supported when they require monitoring of their respiratory rate. The procedure details what staff must do to comply with what is usually a delegated nursing activity.

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