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Red bag - Key points for all staff

  • The red bag must stay with the resident at all times from when they leave the care home until they return back to the care home
  • Patient documentation must be kept securely in the Red Bag at all times
  • Staff should complete the red bag checklist at all stages of the journey to enable accurate tracking and evaluation of the initiative
  • If a red bag is lost, or an unidentified red bag is found, staff should contact Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) at L&D Hospital on 01582 497 990 or email

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