A short article that summaries the challenges faced by older persons and NGOs due to Covid-19 in Khyaelitsha,Cape Town.
The Impact of Covid-19 on Long-term Care Facilities in South Africa with a specific focus on Dementia Care
National Department of Health Guidelines
National Department of Health Document with useful illustrations of using PPE correctly
WHO guidelines on infection prevention and control in long-term care facilities
Practical Manual for Implementation of the National Infection Prevention and Control Strategic Framework
WHO Guidance on cleaning and disinfection
Guidelines, Standard Operating Procedures and Clinical Practice – Preventing and Managing COVID-19 infections in Long-Term Care Facilities
Comprehensive set of standard operating procedure for long-term care facilities covering: 1) infection prevention, 2) testing and screening, 3) managing infection/outbreak, and 4) broader policies and planning. This document aggregates useful information, offering detailed step-by-step procedures, examples and scenarios and taking into account variations in resource availability and government support. It also draws on the experience of managing an outbreak at Highlands House care, a nursing hom more
This policy brief provides 11 policy objectives and key action points to prevent and manage COVID-19 across long-term care.
Information on the diagnosis and management of patients with COVID-19
Recommendations on how to manage delirium within the Covid-19 context
WHO Infection Prevention and Control guidance for Long-Term Care Facilities in the context of COVID-19
World Health Organisation Interim Guidance on Infection Prevention and Control guidance for Long-Term Care Facilities in the context of COVID-19.Date: 21 March 2020