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Red bag - Care home staff – return

  • When the resident returns from hospital, the care home staff will ensure that the Red Bag is with the resident and contains all the correct paperwork, medication and personal belongings.
  • If anything is missing, they should document this and follow up with the hospital.
  • Care home staff should clean the bag in accordance with the agreed infection control protocol.
  • Care home staff to keep copies of all returned Checklists and/or Property Lists in a designated file for project audit and evaluation.

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