Focus On Infection Control features 10 study scenarios varying levels of care practice for care workers to identify and discuss. Then by working together they must explore best practice and explain why this improves the quality of care.
The study scenarios pose a range of complex questions for care workers to solve. In Focus On Infection Control these include; ‘Spot the mistake’, ‘What happens next?’, ‘What would you do?’, and ‘Why is this a problem?’ amongst others. Focus On Infection Control will help care workers develop their problem-solving skills and improve their service delivery.
Potential Discussion Points
Causes of infection • Your role in infection control • Protective equipment • Handling used linen • Who is at risk of infection • Hand hygiene • Occupational health • Waste management
Care Certificate 2015. Standard 15
Care Council for Wales Induction Framework Standard (2012) 3.5
Infection Control Knowledge & Skills Set
Health and Social Care NOS Units 22, 32, 213, 218, 230, 243 & 246