The presence of pets or visiting animals may enhance the quality of life to residents. However, disease can be acquired through contact with animals, especially if a person’s immunity is reduced through age, illness or therapy.
A downloadable Community Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Policy which can be adopted by your organisation is available below. Alternatively, a complete set of IPC Policies for Care Home settings is available to purchase @ £69.99 – details can be found on the flyer and resource order form.
Updated: 24/07/19H&SC Order Form