3 Apr 2020 | Aged Residential Care
This guidance document and supporting resources provide practical assistance to aged residential care facilities in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
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|Guidance for preventing and controlling COVID-19 outbreaks in New Zealand aged residential care (357KB, pdf)||24 July 2020|
|Checklist for COVID-19 (36KB, docx)||10 July 2020|
|Contact and droplet precautions sign (171KB, pdf)||15 April 2020|
|Correspondence log template (26KB, docx)||3 April 2020|
|Daily situation report template (35KB, docx)||15 April 2020|
|Equipment check template (28KB, docx)||3 April 2020|
|GP outbreak letter (110KB, docx)||3 April 2020|
|Guidance on cleaning aged residential care facilities following a suspected, probably or confirmed case of COVID-19 (1.6MB, pdf)||24 April 2020|
|How to keep your home bubble safe||16 April 2020|
|Imprest list template (31KB, docx)||3 April 2020|
|Monitoring recommendations for staff and residents in aged residential care (123KB, pdf)||15 April 2020|
|Outbreak plan for influenza-like illness (80KB, docx)||10 July 2020|
|Outbreak log (89KB, doc)||3 April 2020|
|Personal protective equipment use in aged residential care settings (105KB, pdf)||3 April 2020|
|Swiss Medical Weekly article: COVID-19 pandemic: palliative care for elderly and frail patients at home and in residential and nursing homes (429KB, pdf)||3 April 2020|
|Poster: PPE used by community care providers for prevention of COVID-19 (link)||7 May 2020|
|Poster: Stop bugs travelling in aged residential care (299KB, pdf)||28 April 2020|
|Short-term care plan template (36KB, docx)||10 July 2020|
|Visitor restriction recommendations for aged residential care (107KB, pdf)||3 April 2020|