Importance of ventilation as a means of infection control in care homes.

by | Jan 24, 2023 | Advice for employers/decision makers, Theme 2: Transmission modelling, Ventilation | 0 comments

As winter continues and energy costs rise, it is tempting to try and keep residents warm and fuel costs down by hunkering down until the weather gets warmer. But keeping all the windows and doors shut may not be the best idea: all homes need ventilation and care homes are no exception.

This article from theme 2 researchers on the PROTECT NCS, and published by on the Skills for Care guidance pages explains how, when and why to get ventilation right and limit infection risks in care settings.


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