This document is a tool aimed at enabling early detection and management of COVID-19 outbreaks in residential centres in Scotland. It defines some key terms and lists the responsibilities the various staff members should have in the event of an outbreak. It also contains a Situation Assessment form aimed at documenting the daily evolution of the outbreak which should be shared with the local Health Protection Team. Furthermore, it contains an Immediate Infection Prevention and Control Checklist, which defines what to do in the event of an outbreak, and a COVID-19 Daily Actions Checklist.
COVID-19 Incident or outbreak control tool for social or community care or residential settings. Glasgow, Health Protection Scotland, 2020, 9 p.
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