URGENT MDHHS GUIDANCE: Actions for Caregivers of Older Adults During COVID-19

To slow the spread of COVID-19, it is now necessary to further tighten protocols governing in- home caregivers for older adults. The aim of this guidance is to prevent direct care workers from becoming sources of disease transmission among the vulnerable individuals they serve.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) strongly urges in-home

caregivers for older adults to take the following steps while providing support for non- emergency medical care, activities of daily living, and instrumental activities of daily living. Source: https://www.michigan.gov/documents/coronavirus/Actions_for_Caregivers_of_Older_Adults_684619_7.pdf



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