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Home Care 10 - Infection Prevention & Control
Home Care 10 – Infection Prevention & Control

Infection prevention and control (IPC) is a key element identified by Skills for Care and is vital to the well-being of people that need support and their care workers. Good IPC is essential.

This domiciliary care based training resource provides substantial support in making sure staff understand and comply with legal obligations as well as significantly improving staff skills and knowledge in this area.

Looking for the Care Home course? Click here

Infection prevention and control (IPC) is a key element identified by Skills for Care and is vital to the well-being of people that need support and their care workers. Good IPC is essential.

This domiciliary care based training resource provides substantial support in making sure staff understand and comply with legal obligations as well as significantly improving staff skills and knowledge in this area.

Looking for the Care Home course? Click here

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“The infection prevention and control course was very informative. It has left me in a better position to tackle Infection control at work.”
 
Patricia Muchemenye – Vitality Plus Care

Overview

This online training course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about Home Care 10 – Infection Prevention & Control.

12 Interactive Chapters, Assessment Quiz and a CPD Accredited Certificate

Subjects covered include:

  • Causes of Infection
  • Agreed Ways of Working
  • Responsibilities
  • How Infections are Spread
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Cleaning
  • Preventing Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids
  • Laundry
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Waste Disposal
  • Managing Health and Reporting Infections
On average this online course should take around 28 minutes.

England

Care Certificate Standard 15

NOS: IPC6.2012

RQF: The principles of infection prevention and control (Level 2 Diploma in Care, Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support), Causes and Spread of Infection (Level 2 Diploma in Care, Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support)

Wales

All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Sections 3 & 7

Scotland

National Care Standards

Northern Ireland

NISCC’s Induction Standards

Diana Moloney MSc CMIOSH, LinkedIn Profile

Diana Moloney

Diana Moloney is an esteemed course consultant at CareTutor. With a wealth of expertise in safety and risk management, Diana provides practical solutions and support. Her extensive experience in head of safety roles and leading safety and risk teams has equipped her with valuable insights into improving food, health & safety, quality, and environmental practices within businesses.

As the Director and Freelance Consultant at Artemis Training and Consultancy Ltd, Diana has been instrumental in delivering exceptional training and consultancy services since February 2017. Her commitment to excellence spans over 6 years, during which she has held various management positions, including Head of Safety and Risk. Diana’s versatility as a contractor has allowed her to excel in mobilizations and contribute significantly to organizations.

With her MSc degree and Chartered Safety Practitioner status, Diana brings a high level of expertise and professionalism to her role. She is driven by a passion for promoting safety, health, and environmental best practices, ensuring that businesses prioritize the well-being of their employees and the quality of their operations.

As a course consultant at CareTutor, Diana’s knowledge and experience are invaluable in designing and delivering “Home Care 11 – Lone Worker” and “Home Care 10 – Infection Prevention & Control” training. She understands the unique challenges faced by lone workers and is dedicated to equipping learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure their safety and well-being in the workplace.

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