As some people infected with COVID-19 only have mild symptoms, members of the public are advised to seek medical advice promptly when feeling unwell (even if having very mild symptoms only), so that appropriate diagnosis and management can be given at the earliest possible time.
In response to the latest situation of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), services under the Department of Health have been gradually adjusted starting from 29 January 2020.
|Wear a surgical mask properly and seek medical advice promptly|
|Cover your mouth and nose with tissue paper when sneezing or coughing|
|Perform hand hygiene frequently. Wash hands with liquid soap and water, and rub for at least 20 seconds|
|Maintain drainage pipes properly and add water to the U-traps regularly|
|Put the toilet lid down before flushing|
|Reduce social contact to protect yourself and others|
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Mutual Care and Concern
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Love your joint
During the aging process, you may experience musculoskeletal problems and pain conditions which may be the consequence, such as degenerative arthritis and frozen shoulder. In addition, if you are also a carer, the situation may be exacerbated more easily.
The information is to introduce some related caring techniques and tips so as to help prevent or improve the above-mentioned situations.
Caring for Elders with Impaired Mobility
When elders' mobility is impaired by various diseases, they require assistance from family members and carers. In these situations, safe and proper lifting and transfer skills, knowledge of selection of proper furniture and assistive devices are very important for carers.