Acute Disturbance COVID-19

NAPICU GUIDANCE

 COVID-19 and acute disturbance

FOR FULL NAPICU GUIDANCE*: CLICK HERE

*NB: This guidance will change as developments in the pandemic occur therefore only this link will give you the most up to date version of the guidance – (Revised May 2020)

legal advice note: click here

Practice issues and guidance on delivering and managing occupational therapy and activity-based intervention in PICUs in the context of Covid-19

This document provides some guidance for occupational therapists and the wider MDT based on delivering and managing occupational therapy and activity-based intervention in PICU in the context of Covid-19.  This is a working document informed by occupational therapists’ experiences of good practice, and also communicates current challenges and practice issues which can be discussed/addressed locally.  Such issues will continue to be explored through the NAPICU Occupational Therapy Network meetings or on our webpage (click here)

NAPICU OT NETWORK COVID GUIDANCE

*NB: This guidance will change as developments in the pandemic occur therefore only this link will give you the most up to date version of the guidance – (June 2020)

COVID 19 GUIDANCE FORUM AND Q&A click here

COVID 19 Useful Links

Legal guidance

NHS Legal Guidance: Mental Health (Learning Disabilities & Autism)

 

Guidance for Clinicians

Royal College of Nursing COVID-19 guidance

https://www.rcn.org.uk/clinical-topics/mental-health/covid-19-guidance

Royal College of Physicians

https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/projects/rcp-and-covid-19

Royal College of Occupational Therapists

https://www.rcot.co.uk/coronavirus-covid-19-0

HSJLessons learned from Italian hospitals

https://www.hsj.co.uk/emergency-care/exclusive-the-three-vital-lessons-italian-hospitals-have-learned-in-fighting-covid-19/7027220.article?

Royal College of Psychiatrists

https://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/about-us/responding-to-covid-19/responding-to-covid-19-guidance-for-clinicians

NICE – Rapid guideline: Critical care in adults

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng159

https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/toolkits/play_22794#resume=2

 

Advice for the Public

UK Government – Protecting vulnerable people

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19

NHSAdvice for everyone

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

UK GovernmentWhat you need to do

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/878910/Emergency_MCA_DoLS_Guidance_COVID19.p