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Self-help guide: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Find out more about your symptoms, when you can use self-care, and what to do if your condition worsens and you need medical help.

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/symptoms-and-what-to-do/

In the context of everyday life, in a residential care home, we find the significance of Maslow’s hierarchy

Long ago, in 1942, when Abraham Maslow introduced his hierarchy of needs model, the bulk of today’s elderly were just toddlers.  Over the years Maslow’s hierarchy model, which is based on graduating levels of human needs, has been applied to a variety of economic and social situations. When applied to the needs of the elderly,Continue reading “In the context of everyday life, in a residential care home, we find the significance of Maslow’s hierarchy”

Guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): care home support package Updated 19 May 2020

Supporting social care and the funding it urgently needs

The following link shows a contribution from Lucy Lewis consultant practitioner trainee specializing in frailty and older people; https://www.bgs.org.uk/blog/supporting-social-care-and-the-funding-it-urgently-needs Guidance for step down of infection control precautions and discharging COVID-19 patients https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-stepdown-of-infection-control-precautions-within-hospitals-and-discharging-covid-19-patients-from-hospital-to-home-settings/guidance-for-stepdown-of-infection-control-precautions-and-discharging-covid-19-patients

More on infection control in the form of Government funding to be shared with local authorities

Unable to embed the link, so here is a copy of the information £600 Million Infection Control Fund for for Care Homes Saturday, 16 May 2020, 10:20 £600 Million Infection Control Fund for for Care Homes Care home support package backed by £600 million to help reduce Coronavirus infections. A new £600 million Infection ControlContinue reading “More on infection control in the form of Government funding to be shared with local authorities”

From Help Lewisham Hospital Volunteers

Today, we had a visit from Paul of Fieldside in Canadian Avenue, Catford. We were given a bounty of smoothies including the popular vitamin D ginger burst. Thank you Paul for delivering and thank you Volunteers for supplying.

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