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Quick Tips to Reduce the Risk of Transmission of COVID-19

There may be circumstances during the pandemic when staff need to wear personal protective equipment. This makes it difficult for the person with dementia to recognise the staff member or carer or to understand facial cues.

These quick tips look at some ways care staff can reduce the risk of infection while keeping the person with dementia, and staff, safe while maintaining wellbeing.