HHSC Update: LTC Regulatory NF COVID-19 Response Plan
The purpose of this document is to provide nursing facilities (NFs) with response guidance in the event of a positive COVID-19 case associated with the facility (v3.3 7/30/20). Sections with revisions from the prior version are indicated in red text within the linked document.
THCA has broken down some sections of this response plan linked below.
Below are contents included in this Response Plan:
NFs and COVID-19 Environment
Facility Activities Required for LTC COVID-19 Response
Attachment 1 - Immediate Response Guidelines
Attachment 2 - SPICE Graphic
Attachment 3 - Interim Guidance for Prevention, Management, and Reporting of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreaks in LongTerm Care Facilities
Attachment 4 - Comprehensive Mitigation Plan
Attachment 5 - Infographic Facility Actions for COVID-19 Response
Attachment 6 - DSHS Healthcare Personnel Return to Work Strategies (Updated May 5, 2020)
Attachment 7 - Discontinuation of Transmission-Based Precautions and Disposition of Residents with COVID-19
Attachment 8 - CDC Guidance - Optimization of Facemasks Infographic and Do's and Don'ts for Facemask Use Infographic
Attachment 9 - PPE Donning and Doffing Infographic
Attachment 10 - User Seal Check - Infographic
Attachment 11 - RA-QRF Deployment Process
Attachment 12 - RA-QRF Testing and Notification
Attachment 13 - Three Key Factors Required for a Respirator to be Effective - Infographic
Attachment 14 - Isolation Unit
Attachment 15 - Symptom Monitoring Log
Attachment 16 - Tracking Line List
Read the full Response Plan Here:
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