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Relative Update – 4th March 2021 (Leeds Care Homes)


 

Links to Resources to help

Understanding PPE 

Public Health England (PHE) has produced this video showing how to ‘don and doff’ (put on and take off ) PPE for use in health and social care settings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GncQ_ed-9w&feature=youtu.be

PHE has also produced a video specifically for the use of PPE in care homes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozY50PPmsvE

 

An easy to understand guidance on key elements of Infection Prevention & Control 

The Social Care Institute for Excellence has produced a general guide on Infection Prevention & Control – it includes a couple of handy videos too: https://www.scie.org.uk/care-providers/coronavirus-covid-19/infection-control/quick-guide

 

Short videos on PCR and LFD testing

PHE has issued videos and instructions for how to take swab samples for COVID-19 testing: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-taking-swab-samples