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    Coronavirus (COVID-19) & Home Care Assistance

    When looking at care solutions, consider home care as a viable option due to its ability to keep seniors safe in their own home by promoting social distancing. Caregivers can pick up medications, groceries, and anything else a senior needs, minimizing their interaction with large groups of people.

    Home Care Assistance Helps Protect Clients

    All caregivers and internal team members have received communication regarding:

    • Symptoms
    • Safety protocols
    • Travel reporting requirements
    • Proper handwashing techniques
    • Respiratory etiquette
    • Warning signs of illness
    • Infection control protocols, including effective cleaning and disinfecting of surfaces and hands

    What we know about the virus:

    Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.

    How the virus spreads:

    According to the WHO, the virus is now spreading from person to person mainly between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet) through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. A person can also get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes, but this is not thought to be the main way the virus spreads.

    Your Role in Keeping Your Family and Yourself Safe

    The WHO recommends taking precautions to prevent the spread of the diseases:

    • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol
    • Avoid touching your face, eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
    • Cover your coughs and sneezes
    • Routinely clean and disinfect objects and surfaces

    If you are sick or at risk:

    • Use a face mask a to avoid spreading to others
    • Stay at home and avoid other people

    The symptoms of the virus:

    Common symptoms include fever, cough and difficulty breathing

    Most vulnerable groups:

    Older adults and individuals with compromised immune systems or certain preexisting conditions

    Those who have traveled to areas most affected by the virus

    Individuals who have been in close contact with infected individuals

    Are you ready to get started?

    Home Care Assistance Montreal is ready to help you and your family. Contact us today for a FREE in-home consultation.

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