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.
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 on infection prevention and control for COVID-19. Sustained community transmission is occurring across the UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-infection-prevention-and-control
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
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”
Guidance from the NHS in the form of policies; https://www.infectionpreventioncontrol.co.uk/care-homes/policies/?page_no=1
Help Lewisham Hospital have been very active with helping far and wide during the Covid pandemic. For some weeks now, they have come to the home with a bag of comfort goodies largely aimed at the staff. This started around Easter with Easter Eggs and mini Tropicana Orange Juice bottles for staff and for residents.Continue reading “MANY THANKS TO Help Lewisham Hospital”
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