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.
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
||28 Minutes approximately
|Course Content||12 Interactive Chapters, Assessment Quiz and a CPD Accredited Certificate|
|Consultant||Diana Moloney MSc CMIOSH|
Care Certificate Standard 15
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)
All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Sections 3 & 7
National Care Standards
NISCC's Induction Standards
|References||The Care Certificate, AWIFHSC|