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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Deep clean for Portstewart care home

Madelayne Court Care Home in Portstewart, has undergone a deep clean after an ‘increase in cases’ of D&V.

A spokesperson for the home said “Madelayne Court have experienced an outbreak of D&V. To prevent spread, correct infection control outbreak measures were put in place following industry-standard procedure; appropriate notices displayed, isolating all symptomatic residents, informing GP’s, personal protective equipment used by staff and stopping the movements of staff between floors and units.

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There have been no new cases of D&V reported since yesterday, therefore the best practice guidance followed has proven successful and has avoided spread to residents and public.”

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