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3rd April 2020, 19:18

All Residents at Elderly Residential Services have been assessed for clinical frailty, confirms Dr Marin

All residents at Elderly Residential Services have been assessed for their clinical frailty. Speaking to GBC's Viewpoint, Dr Antonio Marin said ERS doctors have liaised with the Intensive Care Unit to prepare care plans for each resident, in the event they contract Covid-19.

The geriatrician said doctors and nurses are closer than ever, and will provide care with compassion and dignity.

We know the new virus can get into the lungs; Dr Marin answered a viewer's question about when ventilators might be used to help elderly patients with their breathing.