General information and resources
In this section we have gathered together links to a number of external resources that will help you to provide care during the pandemic.
This government guidance advises on how to admit and care for residents safely, as well as advice on how to protect your staff https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-admission-and-care-of-people-in-care-homes
The Good practice Guide to Managing the Covid 19 pandemic in Care Homes has been developed by the British Geriatric Society to help care home staff and other healthcare professionals who work with them to support residents through the pandemic https://www.bgs.org.uk/resources/covid-19-managing-the-covid-19-pandemic-in-care-home
Hospice UK has brought together links to official guidance and resources to provide information for people about the current outbreak of Coronavirus in the UK https://www.hospiceuk.org/what-we-offer/clinical-and-care-support/coronavirus-guidance
The SBAR communication tool is an easy to use, structured form of communication that enables information to be transferred accurately and concisely between individuals https://improvement.nhs.uk/resources/sbar-communication-tool/