Guidance

Acute respiratory disease: managing outbreaks in care homes

Managing seasonal influenza, identifying pathogens and transmission routes for acute respiratory disease in care homes.

Document

PHE guidelines on the management of outbreaks of influenza-like illness (ILI) in care homes

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Detail

This guidance covers the following topics:

  • case definitions
  • managing cases
  • infection control
  • recording and reporting

It includes a leaflet for care homes.