4Life Healthcare COVID-19 Statement

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COVID-19

4Life healthcare is keeping fully up-to-date of developments relating to the continued spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) across the UK and Ireland.

4Life Healthcare COVID-19 Statement

4Life Healthcare is keeping fully abreast of developments relating to the continued spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) across the UK and Ireland. We are routinely monitoring developments, reviewing our protocols, and preparing appropriate responses as the situation evolves. 4Life Healthcare is committed to ensuring all steps are taken to protect the health and wellbeing of all our colleagues and customers.

Just as we have done previously in preparation for and during virus outbreaks, our company continues to work closely with Health Authorities, UKHCA/Scottish Care and Care Regulators together with our local authorities to protect colleagues and customers and maintain service delivery. We are keeping our Business Continuity Plans under review in preparation for a possible escalation of the outbreak and a second wave

Advice for prevention

As the situation develops, we have introduced special measures to ensure we keep our clients and carers as safe and protected as possible. However, as with any other virus, the best way to prevent infection and spreading it is to avoid being exposed to it. You can help to prevent the spread of COVID-19 outbreak by doing the following:

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

Always wash your hands when you get home or into work

Use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available

Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the bin straight away, or sneeze into the bend of your elbow, then wash your hands.

Avoid close contact with persons who have respiratory illness symptoms.

Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

if you are unwell, stay at home and contact the 111 Coronavirus helpline (valid in all countries of the UK)

If you are asked to self-isolate please follow the NHS Advice

If 4Life member of staff has a positive confirmed diagnosis of Coronavirus our Care Manager will prepare a list of all clients and staff our affected staff has been in contact with for at least the past 14 days and report this to the 111 Coronavirus helpline.

Travel

For those who need to travel, please stay current with COVID-19 developments and travel advice found at the Gov.uk website. Exercise caution while traveling, practice the above prevention points.

Use the following links for up to date information

For the most up-to-date information you can visit:

Easy read downloads on government rule to stay at home and self-isolating 

Department of Health and Social Care 

GOV.UK (COVID‑19)

GOV.UK (COVID-19): Provision of Home Care

NHS- Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Public Health England 

World Health Organisation (Advice for the public)

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