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Coronavirus (COVID-19): unpaid carers providing personal care

Using PPE to help prevent the spread of the virus for people who visit or live with a friend/family and provide help with washing or dressing.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): unpaid carers providing personal care
Overview

Overview

This is advice for unpaid carers who visit or live with a friend or family member to provide help with personal care such as washing or dressing.  It covers the situations in which unpaid carers may require personal protective equipment (PPE).

It is split into: 

  1. general advice for all unpaid carers to help prevent the spread of COVID-19
  2. advice for carers who live in the same household as the person they care for
  3. advice for carers who do not live in the same household as the person they care for
  4. where to get PPE