Newsletter: IPC Bulletin for Care Homes

To support Care Homes, the Bulletins contain information on good infection prevention and control (IPC) practice and research from some of the latest CQC Inspection Reports.

The Bulletins contain top IPC tips for good practice and pre-CQC visit recommendations.

  • Size: A4 single sided bulletin sheet
  • Target: For use in Care Homes
  • Purchase: Downloadable free of charge.  If you would like to receive IPC Bulletins and other information about Community Infection Prevention and Control, please e-mail ipccommunity@hdft.nhs.uk giving your name, organisation and postcode with the word ‘Subscribe’. This is part of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust’s (HDFT) process to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that came into force on 25 May 2018. This email is to inform you that your name and other contact information currently resides in HDFT’s internal systems to enable us to send you relevant news and latest updates.

15: Bulletin Care Homes 15 April 2019 Clean Your Hands Day – 5 May 2019 / Look after yours hands and Be glove aware!

14: Bulletin Care Homes 14 March 2019 Nutrition and Hydration Week: 11-17 March 2019

13: Bulletin Care Homes 13 2018.12 Diagnosing Urinary Tract Infection in a Care Home Resident

12. Bulletin Care Homes 12 2018.11 Respiratory Etiquette and Antibiotic Awareness

11: Bulletin Care Homes 11 2018.10 International Infection Prevention Week 14-20 October 2018

10: Bulletin Care Homes 10 2018.09 Preventing Urinary Tract Infection and Dehydration

Advice Bulletin Care Home Summer Special 2018 North Yorkshire – Viral gastroenteritis outbreaks

09: Advice Bulletin Care Homes 09 2018.04 Save Lives: Clean Your Hands Day – 5 May 2018

08: Advice Bulletin Care Homes 08 2018.03 Nutrition and Hydration Week 12-18 March 2018.  Are your care home residents getting enough to drink?

07: Advice Bulletin Care Homes 07 2017.11  World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 13-19 November 2017

06: Advice Bulletin Care Homes 06 2017.11  Don’t be a UTI dipstick

05: Advice Bulletin Care Homes 05 2017.05 Understanding urinary tract infection in older people

04: Advice Bulletin Care Homes 04 2017.02 Information on infections – are you complying?

03:  Advice-Bulletin-Care-Homes-03-2016-12 Norovirus Alert

02:  Advice Bulletin Care Homes 02 2016.10 Preventing dehydration

01:  Advice Bulletin Care Homes 01 2016.05  Bare Below the Elbows, Hand Hygiene and Gloves are off first

Updated: 04/03/19