Marta Kalas explains how the use of a tool kit, combined with training, can help keep track of changes to regulations and key actions, while caring for patients during the pandemic.
Although we have positive news about vaccines, we also know that COVID-19 is here to stay for some time yet. This means we need to create processes and systems to enable us to manage in our health setting safely and without being overburdened.
One way to do that is to create a COVID Safety Toolkit. This is a package of tools that will help you keep track of the changes and the ever-increasing regulation and actions you need to stay on top of. For example, Thomson Screening has developed a toolkit to help managers work through what is needed and how to action it. It provides a checklist, training and sample documentation. Although creating a toolkit may sound overwhelming, the good news is none of these activities is new. What is different now is that each action needs a specific COVID version.
What should a Toolkit contain?
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