This document is a series of guidelines for nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Firstly, it gives a quick overview of the symptoms of the illness. Secondly, it lists the preventive hygiene measures that need to be taken, including frequent handwashing, keeping a security distance between people and the use of single-use tissues. Thirdly, it gives some organizational measures that need to be taken regarding staff, users, visitors and cleaning. Finally, it outlines the procedure that must be applied when there is suspicion of COVID-19 within the institution. This procedure explains the steps to take when a resident potentially has been infected, the proper maintenance of a room where a resident with COVID-19 lives, and the management of the death of a resident with COVID-19.
COVID-19 (coronavirus) – Consignes aux maisons de repos et maisons de repos et de soins agréées et subventionnées par la COCOM. Bruxelles, Iriscare, 2020, 12 p.
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