Infection Control

Course aim

Provide an awareness of controlling infection and how to maintain a healthy, safe environment, reducing risks for all clients.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand legislation relating to infection control.
  • Recognise how cross infection can occur.
  • Identify policies and procedures covering all areas of infection control.
  • Identify factors that increase the likelihood of infection.
  • Understand how to prevent the spread of infection.

Course content

  • Why infection control is essential.
  • An increased risk?
  • Cross infection.
  • Personal hygiene (practical demonstration).
  • Barrier nursing technique.
  • Best housekeeping practice.

CQC outcomes

Outcome 8: Cleanliness and infection control.

Course time

Face-to-face: 3 Hours
e-learning: 1 Hour 10 Mins

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