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Resources

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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Urinary catheter Passport

A guide to looking after a urinary catheter (or service users and healthcare workers)

Urine colour guide Poster for Care Homes and Domiciliary Care

A guide to help you assess what is normal urine and when rehydration is required. Size: A4 colour poster Target: For use in Health and Social Care settings, e.g., care homes and domiciliary care Purchase: Downloadable free of charge

Viral gastroenteritis Factsheet for service users and visitors

A factsheet for issued to service users and visitors giving advice and information on viral gastroenteritis. A4 colour double sided factsheet Target: For issue to service users and visitors in Health and Social Care settings, e.g., care homes Purchase: Available individually...

Viral gastroenteritis/Norovirus Policy for Domiciliary Care staff

Norovirus is the most common cause of viral gastroenteritis in the UK. Many people refer to it as ‘gastric flu’ or the ‘winter vomiting bug’. It is a highly infectious virus spreading easily from person to person. A downloadable Community Infection...

Type: Policies

Audience: Domiciliary Care

Wearing a mask: Do’s and don’ts Poster

A poster showing correct and incorrect ways of wearing a face mask. Size: A4 colour poster Target: For use in all health and social care settings Purchase: Downloadable free of charge  Updated: 28/05/2020

Your 5 moments for Care Homes and Domiciliary Care Poster

Poster showing ‘Your 5 moments for hand hygiene at the point of care’. Size: A4 colour poster Target: For use in Care Homes and Domiciliary Care Purchase: Available individually @ £0.99 or in a pack of 5 @ £4.45.  Please note copies...

Your CPE card – How to use it and information for you Leaflet

A CPE information leaflet for issue to community service users giving advice on CPE with attached ‘CPE Card’. The leaflet and card are for issue to service users who have tested positive for carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE).  The card should be carried by the service...