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COVID-19 PPE Guidance

The latest information and guidance around Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic


Guidance: PPE portal - how to order emergency personal protective equipment

Providers can order additional personal protective equipment (PPE) through the portal to top up their existing supplies for COVID-19 in an emergency.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/ppe-portal-how-to-order-emergency-personal-protective-equipment


PPE guide for community and social care settings What PPE to wear and when – an illustrative guide

This guidance on personal protective equipment (PPE) is for health and social care workers working in the community during this period of sustained transmission of COVID-19. Guidance should be used in conjunction with local policies.

It shows:

  • which PPE to wear depending on where and how you are working
  • how to work safely using your PPE and safer working practices to protect staff and residents

Please note that this guidance is of a general nature and that an employer should consider the specific conditions of each individual place of work and comply with all applicable legislation, including the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974.


COVID-19: how to work safely in care homes

Advice to those working in care homes on how to work safely during this period of sustained transmission of COVID-19.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-how-to-work-safely-in-care-homes


COVID-19: how to work safely in domiciliary care

A resource for those working in domiciliary care providing information on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-how-to-work-safely-in-domiciliary-care


Guidance Collection: Coronavirus (COVID-19) personal protective equipment (PPE) hub

Guidance about coronavirus (COVID-19) personal protective equipment (PPE).

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-personal-protective-equipment-ppe


COVID-19: putting on and removing PPE – a guide for care homes (video) (updated 28/8/20)


Putting on personal protective equipment (PPE) in Care Homes


Taking off personal protective equipment (PPE) in Care Homes


 

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