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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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Enteral tube feeding Policy for Domiciliary Care staff

Enteral tube feeding is a process where nutrition is delivered into an individual’s gastrointestinal tract via a nasogastric tube, a gastrostomy or a jejunostomy. This Policy has been produced for safe practice which will assist staff to reduce the risk...

Type: Policies

Audience: Domiciliary Care

Glove selection guide Poster

A guide to help you select the disposable gloves that are appropriate to the task to be performed. Size: A4 colour poster Target: For use in General Practice and Health and Social Care settings, e.g. care homes, domiciliary care Purchase: Downloadable free...

Guidance on UTIs for domiciliary care staff

A guidance document showing symptoms of a UTI, and red flag and sepsis symptoms. Size: A4 colour guidance document Target: For use in Domiciliary Care  (part of a suite of resources) Purchase: Downloadable free of charge Updated: 02/10/18

Type: Posters

Audience: Domiciliary Care

Hand hygiene Audit Tool for Domiciliary Care

An audit tool to provide evidence of a rolling programme of audit for hand hygiene. All staff who have contact with service users should be assessed for hand hygiene technique on at least an annual basis.  It shows the key...

Type: Audit Tools

Audience: Domiciliary Care

Hand hygiene information leaflet for community service users and relatives

A hand hygiene information leaflet for issue to community service users and relatives giving advice on hand hygiene. Size: A5 four page leaflet Target: Community service users and visitors Purchase: Download free of charge or can be purchased individually £0.50 or...

Hand hygiene Policy for Domiciliary Care staff

Handwashing is the single most important way to prevent the spread of infection. Hand decontamination has a dual role to protect both the service user and the healthcare worker from acquiring micro-organisms (germs) which may cause them harm. Hands may...

Type: Policies

Audience: Domiciliary Care

Hand hygiene technique for staff Poster

Poster showing the correct hand hygiene technique which should be used by staff.  A copy of the poster should be placed above all clinical sinks where hand hygiene is performed by staff. Size: A4 colour poster Target: For use by...

How to wash your hands (video)

Washing your hands in one of the easiest ways to protect yourself and others from an infection such as Clostridium difficile, Norovirus and influenza (flu) But what’s the best handwashing technique? Watch the short video below: https://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/homehygiene/Pages/how-to-wash-your-hands-properly.aspx

IPC resources for Care Homes and Domiciliary Care Order Form

To order any of the Infection Prevention and Control resources, please call us on 01423 557340 or alternatively complete the order form below. Please note, we are unable to take credit/debit card details via the website, so contact us with...

MRGNB Factsheet – Information for service users in the community

An information factsheet for service users in the community on MRGNB. Size: A4 double sided factsheet Target: For use in General Practice and Health and Social Care settings, e.g. care homes Purchase: Downloadable free of charge