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Covid-19 HSE Clinical Guidance and Evidence

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Older Persons - Clinical management of Older Persons in a Residential setting

Interim Clinical Guidance

General
| Interim Guidance on the use of oxygen in long term residential care settings for older people during the COVID-19 pandemic (CD19-076 / 10.04.20) (Links to Residential Services)
| COVID-19 Related Hygiene and the Person Living with Dementia (CD19-139-002 / 18.12.20) (Download PDF)
| COVID-19 Testing and the person living with Dementia in Residential Care (CD19-140-002 / 18.12.20) (Download PDF) 
| Dementia Resource - Advanced Care Planning in Residential Care Facilities for Older People (CD19-141-003 / 18.12.20) (Download PDF)
|  COVID-19: Providing Care to Community Dwelling People living with Dementia (CD19-142-002 / 18.12.20) (Download PDF)
| COVID-19 Managing isolation and non-cognitive symptoms of people with Dementia in Residential Care Facilities for Older People (CD19-144-002 / 18.12.20) (Download PDF)
| Clinical Consultation Required? Guidance in Residential CareSettings (CD19-079-001 / 18.12.20) (Download PDF)
| COVID-19 Urinary-Superpubic Catheter guidance in residential care settings (CD19-080-001/ 18.12.20)  (Download PDF) 
| Suspected Delirium guidance in residential care setting (CD19-083-001 / 18.12.20) (Download PDF)
| Management of Death in nurse-led Residential Care Facilities (CD19-085-001 / 18.12.20) (Download PDF)
| Suspected Covid or Covid Positive Resident (CD19-087-001 / 18.12.20) (Download PDF)
| UTI Urosepsis guidance in residential care settings (CD19-088-001 / 18.12.20) (Download PDF)
| Interim Public Health and Infection Prevention Control Guidelines on the Prevention and Management of COVID-19 Cases and Outbreaks in Residential Care Facilities and Similar Units (Link to HPSC)
Palliative Care
| Anticipatory Prescribing in the Last Hours or Days of Life (CD19-008-001 / 06.04.20)
| Syringe Pump Prescribing in the Last Hours or Days of Life (CD19-007-001 / 06.04.20)
| Non-Pharmacological Care in the Last Hours or Days of Life (CD19-072-001 / 15.04.20)
| Initial Management of Severe Breathlessness in Dying Patients with Covid-19 (in the Last Hours or Days of Life) (CD19-070-001 / 15.04.20)
| Prescribing regular subcutaneous medications in the Last Hours or Days of Life when a syringe pump is not available (CD19-071-001 / 15.04.20)
| Recognising Dying in the Last Hours or Days of Life (CD19-117-001 / 27.04.20)
Dementia
| COVID-19 Related Hygiene and the Person Living with Dementia (CD19-139-002 / 18.12.20) Download PDF
|COVID-19 Testing and the person living with Dementia in Residential Care (CD19-140-002 / 18.12.20) (Download PDF) 
| Dementia Resource - Advanced Care Planning in Residential Care Facilities for Older People (CD19-141-003 / 18.12.20) (Download PDF)
| COVID and Dementia in RCF – Grieving in Exceptional Times (CD19-143-002 / 21.12.20) (Download PDF)
| COVID-19 Managing isolation and non-cognitive symptoms of people with Dementia in Residential Care Facilities for Older People (CD19-144-002 / 18.12.20) (Download PDF)
Nutrition
| Nutritional Care for Patients with COVID 19: National Obesity Management Clinical Programme and National Clinical Programme for Older Persons (CD19-036 001 / 03.04.20)

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