Demonstrate How To Deal With Hazards To Minimise Risks To The Health Safety And Security Of Children And Young People
Make your patient comfortable in a separate bedroom and try to keep the door closed.
If you have more than one bathroom, assign one for the exclusive use of your patient. [ [ If you have only one bathroom, clean it daily using a good household disinfectant and keep towels and other personal items separate.
Ask your patient to cough or sneeze into a tissue line a wastepaper basket
with a plastic bag and empty it frequently.
Clean any common surfaces your patient may have touched (e.g., light switches, door handles and the telephone).
Both the patient and the rest of the family should wash their hands frequently using soap and water or hand sanitizer.
Avoid close face-to-face contact with the patient and limit their contact with the rest of the family. People who are pregnant or who have medical conditions should try to stay 1.8 metres (6 feet) away from the patient to reduce direct airborne contact.?
When caring for small children, face them over your shoulder to prevent them from coughing into your face.
For extreme cases, have your patient wear a disposable respirator facemask when they are in common areas of the home (ensure it is properly sized and fitted).?
If the patient needs to see the doctor, have him or her wear a facemask to the appointment. ] ]
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