Ep 13: Detection, Surveillance, Isolation & Suspected Cases Briefing

Published: Apr 24 2020

Episode 13 introduces Prof Joe’s fourth action point – Detection, Surveillance, Isolation and Suspected Cases.

This introductory episode explains the importance of screening residents and early detection of disease in our aged care facilities. But how can we practically manage this? We have proposed a colour code system to split patients up according to whether they’re completely asymptomatic (green), showing symptoms of possible infection (yellow) and positive patients (red).

On today’s episode:

~ What is the colour code system?

~ Why are we splitting residents into groups according to COVID-19 status?