The National Social Inclusion office is grateful for the collective effort of all involved in the making of the following resources. Guidance and resources below come from a range of sources and can be adapted by services as needed.
Coronavirus (Covid 19) Guidance for Travellers
This guidance document gives general advice about preventing the spread of COVID-19 and dealing with cases of COVID-19 for Travellers. It is part of the overall HPSC Guidance for vulnerable groups.
Covid 19 Mitigation Plan: THU Community Healthcare West
Covid 19 Mitigation Plan: THU Community Healthcare West (Galway, Mayo, Roscommon) is available here
CHO West THU Covid 19 Mental Health Mitigation Plan (Galway, Mayo, Roscommon). Meeting the mental health needs of Travellers during the Covid 19 crisis.
Guidance for Traveller Mothers: Department of Public Health HSE West
Covid 19 Information for Traveller mothers with new babies or infants at home
Guidance document for Homeless and Vulnerable Groups
The following guidance document for Homeless and Vulnerable Groups gives general advice about preventing the spread of COVID-19 in settings for vulnerable groups, such as Homeless, Travellers, refugees/asylum seekers and others. The measures outlined are mainly focused on congregate settings or facilities managed by staff and can be applied in direct provision centres, hostels, hubs or residential settings including those without clinic or in-house nursing, medical or healthcare support.
Homeless and other vulnerable group settings guidance
Irelands National Action Plan
Irelands National Action Plan in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
HPSC Advice on patients with suspected COVID-19 presenting to community care settings other than general practice
HPSC Primary care: GP testing algorithms, self isolation and restricted movements explained, aid to managing mildly ill person in community
Updated GP testing pathway
HPSC Guidance on outbreak in Residential care facility
HPSC Guidance on transfer of patients between care settings
HSE HPSC Decontamination of Transport Covid 19 Guidance