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Infection prevention and control means doing everything possible to prevent infection from both developing and spreading to others. The following resources are available to purchase and a selection are free to download and will assist you in preventing healthcare associated infections.

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A Domiciliary Care IPC Resource Booklet

Booklet showing some of the resources available for Domiciliary Care A downloadable booklet featuring: Overview of the ‘one-stop-shop’ website Preventing Infection Workbook: Guidance for staff providing Care at Home IPC Training Community IPC Policies for Domiciliary Care Urinary Catheter Passport...

Type: Other

Audience: Domiciliary Care

A video on the Award Winning Workbooks

A short video on what is included in the ‘Preventing Infection Workbooks’

Actions to be taken following a sharps injury, blood splash or body fluid incident Poster

Flow chart detailing the procedure to follow following an inoculation incident. Size: A4 colour poster Target: For use in General Practice and Health and Social Care settings, e.g., care homes Purchase: Available individually @ £0.99 or in a pack of 5 @...

An Introduction to the IPC Policies for Domiciliary Care

An introduction to the 16 Policies describing the precautions and control measures that are essential to prevent and control infection in Domiciliary Care settings. Also a Contents List of the Policies that are available. Size: 16 Policies that can be adopted, together with the...

Type: Policies

Audience: Domiciliary Care

Bare below the elbows Poster

Best practice to facilitate good hand hygiene when delivery direct care to services users is to be ‘Bare Below the Elbows’. Size: A5 colour poster Target: For display to inform staff of best practice Purchase: Available individually @ £0.75 or in...

Blood-borne viruses Policy for Domiciliary Care

Blood-borne viral infections are spread by direct contact with the blood of an infected person. The main blood-borne viruses of concern are: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Hepatitis B virus and Hepatitis C virus...

Type: Policies

Audience: Domiciliary Care

Bristol stool form scale Poster

A poster to help staff identify the 7 types of stools from service users with episodes of diarrhoea and record on forms such as the Inter-Health and Social Care Infection Control Transfer Form. Size: A4 colour poster Target: For staff working...

Care pathway for service users with Clostridium difficile

A Care Pathway for use in a care setting by healthcare workers caring for service users with Clostridium difficile who have diarrhoea. Size: A4 care pathway (3 sides) Target: For use in Health and Social Care settings, e.g. care homes, domiciliary care Purchase: Downloadable free...

Cleaning a commode pan Poster

A guide on how to clean a commode pan. Size: A4 colour poster Target: For use in Care Homes and Domiciliary Care Purchase: Downloadable free of charge Updated: 09/07/19

Cleaning a commode Poster

A guide on how to clean a commode. Size: A4 colour poster Target: For use in Care Homes and Domiciliary Care Purchase: Downloadable free of charge Updated: 09/07/19