Information resources for nurses working in care homes.

This page will be updated periodically – if you see a document or link that may be useful, or which needs updating, please let us know.

General Information

A visual Guide to PPE:

https://www.publichealth.hscni.net/sites/default/files/2020-04/COVID-19_easy_visual_guide_to_PPE_poster.pdf

Ambitions for Change: Improving Healthcare in Care Homes, a report published by the British Geriatric Society in August 2021: 

https://www.bgs.org.uk/resources/ambitions-for-change-improving-healthcare-in-care-homes

Supporting people with Dementia

Meeting the needs of people with dementia living in care homes video

Walking with purpose guide for local adaptation

Top tips on getting a COVID swab when someone has dementia

Reducing anxiety for residents with dementia when wearing PPE

Communication cards can help to talk about COVID-19.

HIN activities resources during COVID-19

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLs) COVID 19 guidance and summary

British Geriatric Society short guide dementia and COVID-19

Social care dementia in care homes COVID-19 advice

Dementia in care homes and COVID-19 – Social Care Institute for Excellence 

 

Family and Carer Support

Information to follow.

Nursing Role and Regulation

More information to follow.

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