Webinar Recording #1: PPE for Home-Based Care: It's NOT Easy
Webinar Slides: PPE for Home-Based Care Slide Deck
Summary: Join Dr. Amy Schiffman as she discusses the role of PPE, addressing challenges unique to home-based care, success stories, and our pathways forward. There are so many questions without clear answers and best practices aren't always clearly defined for our industry. The complexities of acquiring and utilizing personal protective equipment in the COVID pandemic have challenged health care organizations and agencies that serve home-based clients. There is a real imperative to protect staff, patients, and clients. Join us to learn more!
Webinar Recording #2: COVID-19 Misinformation - What you don't know CAN hurt you
Join Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick from Dr. Lisa on the Street and Ama Adepa Gryn, an experienced home care CNA, as they discuss community misinformation about COVID-19 and how what you don't know CAN hurt or even kill you. Whether you are a home health aide, CNA, nurse, therapist, or administrator, join us for this important discussion. Join us and learn what's true!
Webinar Recording #3: Understanding N95 & Other Respirator Fit Testing for Home Care
Video 1-Demo Weak Solution Only - Dr. Roy McKay
Video 2-Demo Fit Test Strong Solution - Dr. Roy McKay
During the presentation Dr. Roy McKay explained the different types of N95 and other respirator fit testing available for use with home care. Because not all facepieces used in home care are fit-tested, a brief description of face masks and respirators was presented. Questions answered during the presentation included: Why conduct a fit test? What types of fit tests are available? What does a fit test look like? How long does it take? And where can I get a fit test done?