Early reporting of suspected outbreaks in a care home, nursery or school is essential for effective management.
For the management of diarrhoea and vomiting please refer to the outbreak guidance (PDF 658 KB).
There are useful printable resources included in this document:
- Action check list for Care Home Manager
- Resident and Staff Outbreak Log Sheet
- Visitor Outbreak Notice Poster
- Hand Wash Notice Poster
- Cleaning Equipment Colour Coding
For the management of influenza, please refer to the PHE flu resource pack for care homes (PDF 2MB).