[ ] Designate a staff room; a clean utility area and a dirty utility area. No patients should be allowed to enter these earmarked places.
[ ] Stock PPEs for staff who will be taking care of the quarantined patients.
[ ] Maintain atleast 6 feet of space between beds
[ ] Provide physical barriers, if possible but avoid curtains.
[ ] Avoid any porous or meshed surfaces (such as rugs or mats) in the premises.
[ ] Ensure an inhouse kitchen or catering service so that visitors aren't bringing food inside.
Sanitation and disinfection
[ ] Sanitize and disinfect floors; high touch surfaces and washrooms twice daily.
[ ] Immediately clean up all spills of body fluids; including blood or vomit.
[ ] Ensure disposal of medical waste every two days.
[ ] Ensure proper laundry facilities or a separate washing area for suspected patients to be able to do laundry.
[ ] Prohibit visitor access; put notice on doors indicating this.
[ ] In case visitors are absolutely necessary, eg for mother of infant babies; senior citizens with limiting life conditions; arrange for a place for the caretaker to stay within the premise.
[ ] Visitor rooms should be separated from quarantine area and staff area.
[ ] Symptom monitoring for all visitors should be done daily.