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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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C. difficile (Clostridioides difficile) Policy for General Practice

C. difficile (Clostridioides difficile) Infection Prevention and Control Policy for General Practice C. difficile (formerley 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...

Care of the deceased Policy for Care Home settings

NEW SET OF POLICIES JULY 2020 The aim of the Policy below is to advise staff on the principles of safe practice to prevent the spread of infection from a deceased resident, whilst ensuring that they are treated at all...

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Audience: Care Homes

CJD (Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease) Policy for General Practice

CJD (Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease) Infection Prevention and Control Policy for General Practice CJD is one of a group of diseases called Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs) which can occur in people or animals. A downloadable Community IPC Policy for General Practice which...

Clostridioides difficile Policy for Care Home settings

NEW SET OF POLICIES JULY 2020 Clostridioides difficile (previously 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. Residents who have contracted Clostridioides...

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Audience: Care Homes

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Policy for Care Home settings

NEW SET OF POLICIES JULY 2020 Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is one of a group of diseases called Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs) which can occur in people or animals. A downloadable Community Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Policy which can be adopted...

Type: Policies

Audience: Care Homes

Enteral tube feeding Policy for Care Home settings

NEW SET OF POLICIES JULY 2020 Please note, this Policy was amended on 07/10/2020 and is now Version 3.00. Enteral tube feeding is a process where nutrition is delivered into an individual's gastrointestinal tract via a nasogastric tube, a gastrostomy...

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Audience: Care Homes

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

Hand hygiene Policy for Care Home settings

NEW SET OF POLICIES JULY 2020 Handwashing is the single most important way to prevent the spread of infection. Hand decontamination has a dual role to protect both the residents and staff from acquiring micro-organisms (germs) which may cause them...

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Audience: Care Homes

Hand hygiene Policy for Domiciliary Care staff

Handwashing is the single most important way to prevent the spread of infection.  This Policy is one of the ‘Standard infection control precautions’ (SICPs) referred to by NHS England and NHS Improvement. Hand hygiene has a dual role to protect...

Type: Policies

Audience: Domiciliary Care

Hand hygiene Policy for General Practice

Hand hygiene Infection Prevention and Control Policy for General Practice Handwashing is the single most important way to prevent the spread of infection. Hand decontamination has a dual role to protect both the patient and the healthcare worker from acquiring...