We have an announcement from the National Office of Assisting Hands Home Care regarding COVID-19 and how our caregivers are prepared to keep your loved ones safe:
The Henrico County Health Department are now staffing a coronavirus hotline for providers, organizations, and community members to ask their COVID-19 public health questions. The hotline accepts calls from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm.
Another video from Teepa and the PAC team. The topic this time? Washing/cleaning hands and how that might work with the different GEM states…!
? Warning- be prepared for a little fun!!! ?
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Wash Your Hands! Tips for Dementia Care Partners
It is important to remember that older adults and individuals with chronic medical conditions that weaken the immune system are at a higher risk of contracting a serious version of the Coronavirus and should take additional precautions.
To help keep you safe and healthy, we have put together a summary of the CDC’s guidelines and resources for your easy access.
The Quick Facts About COVID-19 and More Resources – Assisting Hands – In Home Care Healthcare, Elder Care, and Senior Caregivers
Most likely, dementia does not increase risk for COVID-19 (coronavirus). However, dementia-related behaviors, increased age and common health conditions that often accompany dementia may increase risk. Go here to get our tips for staying healthy: alz.org/COVID19
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Dementia Caregivers