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Supporting health and social care providers in Devon

If my care home is in lock down – what happens if there is an emergency like a fire?

18 March 2020

In an emergency situation such as a fire when there is risk to life than normal fire and evacuation procedures would apply but please be mindful of how you manage residents’ exposure to infection (either infecting others or becoming infected themselves) during and after evacuation and adjust your alternative accommodation plans accordingly. (26/3)

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Has any provider undertaken a risk assessment or set up specific policies they might share? How have providers set up contingency for staff shortages?

18 March 2020

Business Continuity good practice tips for providers and some useful links to refer to. We would encourage you to share good examples of BCPs with one another on the Care Managers Facebook Page, LinkedIn and Outstanding Managers Facebook Page . If you register on these facebook pages you will be able to access all sorts […]

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Can DCC review the business continuity plans for coronavirus?

18 March 2020

All providers should have developed their own coronavirus Business Continuity Plans, and many are sharing them on the Care Managers Facebook Page, together with other examples of policies that people can use to guide their development. Please read our business continuity good practice tips for providers. If you would like the County Council to review […]

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