Guidance for managing seasonal influenza, identifying pathogens and transmission routes for acute respiratory disease in care homes.
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This guidance covers:
- case definitions
- managing cases
- infection control
- recording and reporting
It includes a leaflet for care homes.
Published: 26 October 2012
Updated: 29 November 2016
- New care home document uploaded.
- Added supplementary guidance for health protection teams involved in prevention and control of influenza and other respiratory viral infections among care home residents.
- First published.