How to work safely in care homes

New guidance for care homes

This document provides guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for care workers working in care homes and is also relevant for those providing residential supported living. This guidance is derived from, and should be read in conjunction with, full infection prevention and control (IPC) and PPE guidance found here: 

How to work safely in care homes

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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