Home Care 10 - Infection Prevention & Control

Home care Infection prevention

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

Format Video-based eLearning
Course Duration   
28 Minutes approximately
Course Content 12 Interactive Chapters, Assessment Quiz and a CPD Accredited Certificate
Consultant Diana Moloney MSc CMIOSH
 Standards   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)


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


National Care Standards

Northern Ireland

NISCC's Induction Standards

References The Care Certificate, AWIFHSC

Client reviews:

"We have found the videos to be of a very high standard and very professional.”

Brian Hilton, CIC (Community Integrated Care)

"Very good for staff training, short and to the point”

Olawunmi Ogundipe - Springwood Healthcare Services Ltd