The Latest Coronavirus Advice02/06/20
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Consultus Covid-19 Bulletin here, providing guidance for our carers and clients.
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If you have any concerns about the coronavirus the best thing to do is to call the NHS 111 Service. From this service you can receive up-to-date information about the coronavirus. Anyone who is assessed as possibly having symptoms of the virus, will be directed by the 111 service to a public health helpline and, if necessary, medical tests can be arranged and specific advice given.
If you would like to follow updates on the situation, we would advise regularly checking the NHS and the Government web pages on the outbreak.
The Government advice on residential care, supported living and home care here in the event of (COVID-19) outbreak. Sets out what to do if care workers or individuals being cared for have symptoms of COVID-19
Follow the below links for some helpful advice around the virus:
The BMJ latest guidelines for the Coronavirus
WATCH this useful video from the World Health Organisation on basic protective measures you can take against the virus
The main symptoms of the coronavirus are a cough, fever, shortness of breath.
Should we be worried?
The NHS and Government are well prepared to deal with the outbreak.
The UK government states that the risk to individuals remains low.
Preventing the spread of Infection
As with the flu and common cold, the best way to help prevent infection is to maintain good hand and face hygiene; wash hands regularly (alcohol gel can be used if hands aren't visibly soiled), and cough and sneeze into the crook of your elbow or a tissue which is then thrown away. Where possible, avoid contact with people with flu like symptoms.
This advice concerns the Novel coronavirus (also called COVID-19) Looking for Advice? Call the NHS on 111
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