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Coronavirus (COVID-19): care home outbreaks - root cause analysis

Published: 3 Nov 2020

Findings of the rapid review of COVID-19 outbreaks in four care homes, including a list of recommendations based on risk factors that were found to be common in at least two of the homes.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): care home outbreaks - root cause analysis
Footnotes

Footnotes

1.  https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-daily-data-for-scotland/

2.  https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19---care-home-outbreaks-root-cause-analysis---terms-of-reference/

3.  http://www.healthcareimprovementscotland.org/our_work/governance_and_assurance/learning_from_adverse_events/national_framework.aspx

4.  https://appreciativeinquiry.champlain.edu/learn/appreciative-inquiry-introduction/

5.  https://www.careinspectorate.com/index.php/about-us

6.  Letter 'Executive Nurse Director Role During COVID-19' sent from the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport to Executive Nurse Directors on 17 May 2020

7.  http://www.healthcareimprovementscotland.org/our_work/governance_and_assurance/learning_from_adverse_events.aspx

8.  https://scottishcare.org/

9.  https://www.careinspectorate.com/images/documents/5783/CI%20Role%20Purpose%20Learning%20during%20COVID-19.pdf

10.  https://doi.org/10.1016/S2666-7568(20)30012-X

11.  https://beta.isdscotland.org/media/6224/2020-10-28-discharges-from-nhsscotland-hospitals-to-care-homes-report.pdf#page22

12.  https://www.cqc.org.uk/sites/default/files/20170703_ASC_end_of_programme_FINAL2.pdf

13. Figure provided by Scottish Care

14. Dutey- Magny et al 2020: Pre-print available at :  https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.07.14.20152629v1

15. https://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/web-resources-container/management-of-public-health-incidents-guidance-on-the-roles-and-responsibilities-of-nhs-led-incident-management-teams/

16. https://hscscotland.scot/couch/uploads/file/resources/covid19-reports/lessons-learned-report-final.pdf

17.  https://www.who.int/gpsc/ipc-components/en/

18. National Clinical and Practice Guidance for Adult Care Homes in Scotland during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Coronavirus: social care staff support fund guidance

Visiting by Family and Friends – Guidance for Adult Care Homes in Scotland

Implementing the staged approach to enhancing wellbeing activities and visits in care homes, including communal living - Guidance for Clinical and Professional staff

COVID-19: Information and Guidance for Care Home Settings (Adults and Older People)

19.  https://www.who.int/

20. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/how-covid-spreads.html

21. https://www.who.int/news-room/commentaries/detail/transmission-of-sars-cov-2-implications-for-infection-prevention-precautions

22. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/emg-role-of-ventilation-in-controlling-sars-cov-2-transmission-30-september-2020

23. https://www.spso.org.uk/


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