Infection Control

Infection Control


Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at all those who provide residential care

Course Aims

To be able to contain and control infections effectively in Care Home Settings

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the different kinds of pathogen
  • Be aware of how pathogens spread through the chain of infection
  • Know how outbreaks are problematic within a care home environment
  • Recognise the symptoms, controls and treatment regarding the common infections within care homes
  • Be aware of the legislations in place regarding controlling infections
  • Know the roles and responsibilities of employers and care staff
  • Understand the protocols in place with an outbreak occurs
  • Recognise the procedures that must be undertaken when admitting a new resident
  • Know how to undertake a deep clean
  • Recognise good hand hygiene habits
  • Know the steps to take to effectively wash hands
  • Understand the importance and use of PPE
  • Be aware of the best practice regarding Barrier Nursing
  • Know how to handle contaminated and dangerous materials
  • Explore the possible outcomes of poorly controlled infections

Course available as

Course Length: 50 Mins

Face to Face
Course Length: 3 Hours

Contact Us

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