BushProof Care Homes Strategy for Infection Prevention & Control of COVID-19 in care homes cited by WHO & British Geriatric Society

Since going online on 18th April, the BushProof document Care homes strategy for Infection Prevention & Control of Covid-19 based on clear delineation of risk zones has been widely cited and discussed, and has influenced how infection prevention is being advocated and carried out in the UK. So far it made it into the following documents:

– Gordon, A.L. et al (2020) Commentary: COVID in care homes—challenges and dilemmas in healthcare delivery. Age and Ageing 2020, p.3.

– Carter, R. (2020) Covid-19: The support UK care homes need to survive. BMJ 2020; 369:m1858, p.2.

– WHO (2020) Strengthening the Health Systems Response to COVID-19. Technical guidance #6: Preventing and managing the COVID-19 pandemic across long-term care services in the WHO European Region (21 May 2020). pp.10-11. WHO, Geneva, Switzerland.

– British Geriatric Society (2020) Managing the COVID-19 pandemic in care homes: good practice guide. p.6. Updated 2nd June.

The holding page for the document, along with other supporting documents and webinars is available here.