How to handle each day life if you end up constructive for Covid-19 or contact case and positioned in isolation? The prefecture of Vaucluse has arrange an isolation support unit. It is piloted by Entraide Pierre Valdo association and accompanies the patients compelled to isolate themselves throughout 10 days.
Nearly 500 calls for the reason that finish of January
The phone platform has obtained or handed practically 500 calls for the reason that finish of January. This support unit is on the coronary heart of the “test-alert-protect” technique. It gives varied materials and psychological aids:
- short-term lodging permitting individuals to be remoted in order not to infect members of their entourage
- a supply of meals / house purchasing / treatment
- care for kids or weak individuals
- assist with administrative procedures
- support associated to difficulties ensuing from lack of earnings
- psychological support
In the isolation support unit, personalised options are supplied to patients. Caroline Colomb responds to calls day by day: “This can be the carrying of meals, they are referred to the CCAS near their home, but also the delivery of drugs. Giving appropriate answers actually reassures them“.
“Most of the time, the sick are worried. They live very badly in their isolation. They are offered psychological support“- Hicham Hamal, director of the Entraide Pierre Valdo affiliation
A nurse may also come house, explains Karen Leroy of the ARS. “The goal is to check by passing their home if everything is going well with the accommodation, if there are health problems, if people around them want to be tested.. “
Beyond materials help, it is psychological support what’s sought by patients positioned in isolation. The support unit can be there to information them in direction of professionals. “Most of the time they are worried. Everyone is affected, not just the elderly, but also people who find themselves suddenly forced to isolate themselves. They can no longer go to work, they find themselves alone at home, they experience their isolation very badly. They are offered psychological support“, explains Hicham Hamal, director of the Entraide Pierre Valdo affiliation.
Hotel lodging for many who can not isolate themselves at house
If the patients can not isolate themselves at house for 10 days, the support unit has deliberate a lodge lodging answer. “It may be a family that does not have a large enough home to isolate the sick person, for example. For homeless people, there is also a specialized accommodation center “.
To contact the Vaucluse isolation support unit, it’s 04 88 17 84 84 . It is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.