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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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Cleaning a commode for Domiciliary Care settings Poster

A guide on how to clean a commode. Size: A4 colour poster Target: For use in Domiciliary Care settings Purchase: Downloadable free of charge Updated: 29/07/2020

Type: Posters

Audience: Domiciliary Care

Cleaning a commode pan manually for Domiciliary Care settings Poster

A guide on how to manually clean a commode pan. Size: A4 colour poster Target: For use in Domiciliary Care Purchase: Downloadable free of charge Updated: 29/07/2020

Type: Posters

Audience: Domiciliary Care

Cleaning notice Poster

Poster showing the Breach of Hygiene Notice and when the area was last cleaned. A laminated poster to empower service users to inform staff of any observed breach of hygiene and to record when the area was last cleaned. Size:...

Clostridioides difficile Policy for Domiciliary Care staff

Clostridioides difficile (formerly known as Clostridium difficile) affects mainly people aged over 65, although people of all ages can get it. The infection nearly always occurs in patients given antibiotics. Service users who have contracted Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) infection are being...

Type: Policies

Audience: Domiciliary Care

Community Infection Prevention and Control Resources Presentation

A ‘one-stop-shop’ for all your infection prevention and control requirements. A short presentation on: Here to help Who we are Our vision NHS IPC website IPC CQC Inspection Preparation Packs Preventing Infection Workbooks Community IPC Guidance (Policy Folder) IPC Resources

Correct order for putting on and removing personal protective equipment Poster

A poster showing the correct coloured sharps container. A description of the correct coloured sharps containers for General Practice and Health and Social Care settings. By following the correct sequence when removing PPE minimises the risk of cross/self-contamination. Size: A4 colour...

Correct sharps disposal Poster

A poster showing the correct coloured sharps container. A description of the correct coloured sharps containers for General Practice and Health and Social Care settings. Size: A4 colour poster Target: For use in General Practice and Health and Social Care...

Coughs and sneezes spread diseases Poster

An NHS stop germs spreading advice poster. Size: A4 colour poster Target: For use in all health and social care settings Purchase: Downloadable free of charge  Updated: 18/03/2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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Audience: Domiciliary Care