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Infection Prevention & Control in the Care Home

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£95.00
Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) is a key element identified by Skills for Care and is vital to the well-being of people that we support and care for. Good IPC is essential for individuals receiving support, staff and managers as well as your business as a whole. This Care Home based video provides substantial support in making sure you understand and comply with legal obligations as well as significantly improving staff skills & knowledge in this area.
One of our reviews:
“We have found the videos to be of a very high standard and very professional.”
Brian Hilton, CIC (Community Integrated Care)
SKU:
D72
Format:
DVD
Duration:
33 minute video in 14 sections to be used in a suggested 4 hour training session
Consultant:
Lynn Parker, independent infection control advisor and infection control specialist
Standards:
Care Certificate Standard 15 - All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Section 7 - National Care Standards (Scotland) - NISCC's Induction Standards (NI)
Supporting Materials:
Contains a Lesson plan, Handouts, Case studies, Question and Answer sheets and a CPD accredited certificate
Peer Review:
Peter Phillips, MCIEH & CMIOSH, LRB Consulting

Product Overview

Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) is a key element identified by Skills for Care and is vital to the well-being of people that we support and care for. Good IPC is essential for service users, staff and managers as well as your business as a whole. This Care Home based video provides substantial support in making sure you understand and comply with legal obligations as well as significantly improving staff skills/knowledge in this area.

Subjects covered include:

• Why IPC • Chain of Infection • Legislation and Guidance • Systems to Manage and Monitor IPC • Clean Environment • Cleaning Equipment • Cleaning Urinals / Bedpans / Commode Pans / Bedpan Holders • Adopting Good Practice (Effective Hand Hygiene, Appropriate Use of Personal Protective Equipment, Preventing Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids, Safe Management of Urinary Catheters & Safe Handling of Food) • Managing Individuals with an Infection • Handling & Storage of Specimens • Managing Clean & Used Laundry • Managing Waste (The National Colour-Coding System, Sharps Disposal & Storage of Waste) • Staff Health

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)

Wales

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

Scotland

National Care Standards

Northern Ireland

NISCC's Induction Standards

Reviews

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  • 5
    Easy to understand and use

    Posted by Christina Durrans - South Coast Care Homes on 7th Feb 2020

  • 5
    Clear information

    Posted by Samantha Waterman - South Coast Care Homes on 4th Feb 2020

  • 5
    Good informative course

    Posted by Agata Kaleta - Lastminute Care on 2nd Feb 2020

  • 5
    Informative

    Posted by Kerry Haynes - Burnview on 13th Jan 2020

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