95.5% of users of Clece residences have already been vaccinated
95.5% of the users of the residences managed by Clece have already received the first dose of the vaccine against COVID-19. Clece comprehensively manages a total of 65 residences distributed throughout the national territory, in which 3,585 users currently reside and of which 49 are public residences, and 16 are private Clece Vitam residences. On the other hand, The percentage of the staff of the residences managed by Clece that has received the vaccine is now 77.2%.
Clece has implemented in its residences exhaustive protocols and prevention and contingency measures to guarantee the health and safety of workers and users who have the “Certificate of action protocols against COVID-19” by the Spanish Association for Standardization and Certification (AENOR).
Among the measures contemplated by these protocols, in addition to providing PPE to all staff, is the monthly performance of PCR tests on all workers thanks to the acquisition of their own PCR test machines that allow knowing the result in just 20 minutes. To date, more than 200,000 tests have been carried out on workers and users. On the other hand, rapid tests are carried out prior to the access of external visits to residents as a preventive measure.
Regarding coexistence in the centers, small groups or bubbles have been created of elderly and workers to avoid staff turnover and concentration of people in confined spaces.
The protocols also contemplate a reinforcement in the cleaning and sanitation of the centers. For this, Clece has a hospital cleaning system to ensure preventive disinfection. This system uses ozone cannons and the Xenex robot, which uses ultraviolet light disinfection technology capable of eliminating Covid-19 by 99.99 percent in just two minutes.