Infection Control


Infection Control

A one day course that meets the requirements of the care standards as chapter 38. This course is designed for all people working in care from domestic to senior carers and compliments the food hygiene and health and safety courses.

Course Content:

 

1. Organisation & Management

  • Responsibility

2. Monitoring & Reporting

3. Isolation Facilities

  • Control of an outbreak

4. Training & Education Requirements

5. Occupational Health

6. Practical Procedures

  • Universal Infection Control Procedures
  • Admission, Transfer & Discharge of Residents
  • Risk Factors for Infection
  • Cleaning & Disinfection
  • Kitchens
  • Hygienic Management of Dead Bodies
  • Immunisation
  • Protective Clothing
  • Pests
  • Pets
  • Specimens for Lab Examination
  • Visitors
  • Waste

7. Individual Diseases