Everyday Life Of Moscow Observators: What Are Patients With Mild COVID-19 Doing In Quarantine

Everyday Life Of Moscow Observators: What Are Patients With Mild COVID-19 Doing In Quarantine
Everyday Life Of Moscow Observators: What Are Patients With Mild COVID-19 Doing In Quarantine

Video: Everyday Life Of Moscow Observators: What Are Patients With Mild COVID-19 Doing In Quarantine

Video: Everyday Life Of Moscow Observators: What Are Patients With Mild COVID-19 Doing In Quarantine
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MOSCOW, November 17. / TASS /. Five observational centers have been organized in Moscow for people with asymptomatic or mild cases of coronavirus infection. They do not need treatment in hospitals, but there is a need to isolate outside the home for various reasons. About how the everyday life of the guests of the capital's observators go by - in the material of TASS.

About centers

Observational centers are located in the metropolitan areas of Tsaritsyno, Sokolniki, Lianozovo on Abramtsevskaya Street, as well as on Olympic Prospect and on the basis of the Sanatorium im. Artyom Sergeev. As Alexei Volodin told the agency, the deputy head of the department of labor and social protection of the population of Moscow, coordinating the work of the observational centers of the capital, accommodation in them is organized in wards of two to four people.

"Guests of the observational spaces play chess, collect puzzles, read, draw, sculpt from plasticine, knit, study remotely, someone even works - there is free Wi-Fi in all observational centers. And in the space in Sokolniki they even hold full-fledged closed tournaments in table tennis and chess, "Volodin said.

There are TVs, hot and cold water to drink, lockers for personal belongings and free high-speed internet access. The guests are provided with reusable meals. In each institution, the premises are disinfected several times a day.

He noted that the observational center in Sokolniki also has special equipment for physiotherapy exercises, a massage chair and the so-called "Corvit" apparatus for cosmonauts. All rehabilitation classes for guests contribute to the restoration of breathing, strengthening the muscular corset, the fight against physical inactivity - a violation of body functions due to reduced physical activity.

"Under the guidance of experienced specialists from the Moscow City Rehabilitation Center, the guests of the observatory can now make their physical exercises even more effective," Volodin added.

Helping families

According to the interlocutor of the agency, the observational center in Tsaritsyn accepts families with children with disabilities who have a positive PCR test for coronavirus, as well as children in case of hospitalization of their parents with coronavirus infection.

"Before the pandemic, this center provided comprehensive rehabilitation services for people with disabilities, whose main diagnosis is cerebral palsy. Now the mobile rehabilitation service teams of the center provide the necessary services to people with disabilities at home, and the institution itself is temporarily redesigned as an observer," said Volodin.

As Elena Viktorovna, who is in the observational center in Tsaritsyno, told TASS, the situation in the institution is close to home. "We got to the Tsaritsyno observatory more than a week ago. The conditions are good, the beds are comfortable, we have our own shower, toilet. They feed us five times, tasty, varied. The staff is friendly, helpful, welcoming, will always come to the rescue if you need something ", - she said. The woman is in the center with her daughter.

In the observational center in Tsaritsyno, Nina Arapova is also with her daughter. According to her, the staff at the center is very polite and caring, and teachers come to the child.

Psychological support

According to Volodin, employees regularly engage with children and adults in various activities, provide the necessary assistance, and also try to pay enough attention to make everyone feel comfortable.

"The change of employees of Moscow observational spaces lasts 12 hours. Before taking over on duty, employees put on a disposable anti-epidemic suit, masks, gloves, glasses. Many write names on suits, someone draws emoticons, a rainbow, and so on. cheer up guests when they meet, "he said.

Speaking about the observatory on the basis of the Scientific and Practical Rehabilitation Center, Volodin noted that most of the guests of this institution are people over 60 years old who have concomitant somatic diseases, so they need special care and constant supervision. The health indicators of the guests are monitored by the doctors of the institution, as well as the middle and junior medical staff. Employees try to cheer up the residents, they are constantly in contact, if someone needs moral support, they provide it.

Those who live in the observational centers of the capital and their employees, if necessary, are provided with professional psychological assistance.

"Psychologists of the Moscow service of psychological assistance to the population provide psychological support and assistance to guests of the observational center in Sokolniki. Psychologists are in close cooperation with the personnel of the center, work as one team, which makes it possible to quickly respond to a request for help," said the head of the branch of the Moscow service of psychological assistance in the Central Administrative District of Alexander Merkelene.

She added that psychologists conduct group sessions with guests of the observational center in Sokolniki, which help to cope with emotional states, recognize and find resources for a speedy recovery. In particular, specialists use art therapy methods and carry out educational work.