The latest edition of the ‘Infection Prevention and Control CQC inspection preparation Pack for Care Homes’ is now available to order.
A comprehensive innovative Pack to assist you with the evidence required to demonstrate CQC registration requirements and compliance with the Health and Social Care Act 2008: code of practice on the prevention and control of infections and related guidance (Code of practice).
- Purchase: Available @ £89.99, including postage (please see order form for multiple copy prices)
Produced by an experienced NHS Community Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Team who work closely with CQC Inspectors undertaking joint care home inspections.
An extensive ring bound folder with 5 sections containing a wealth of information and resources, together with a supply of colour printed posters. It is designed to help you provide the evidence required to demonstrate compliance with the Code of practice and contains essential compliance resources.
- Information on the key IPC documents from the Care Quality Commission and Department of Health and Social Care, the Code of practice, Prevention and control of infection in care homes.
- A 51 page in-depth Assurance Tool to guide you through the complex process of ensuring you have the correct documented evidence and actions required to demonstrate IPC compliance against each of the 10 criterion of the Code of practice.
- A range of essential IPC audit and competency assessment tools, e.g. aseptic technique, commode and commode pan, enteral tube feeding, hand hygiene, mattress and mattress cover, personal protective equipment, pressure relieving cushion and cover, safe management of care equipment, safe management of the care environment. Also includes a 9 page ‘Standard infection control precautions Assurance: Annual IPC Audit Tool’ which works in conjunction with the other IPC audit and assurance tools.
- A supply of 19 individual key posters, notices, flow charts and leaflets, e.g. Hand hygiene, Bare below the elbows, National colour coding poster for cleaning materials, Sharps/inoculation incident procedure, Viral gastroenteritis (a total of 39 printed posters).
- Other IPC information, including a Cleaning notice, Declaration of contamination status Form, the Inter-health and social care infection control transfer Form, job description addendums for all staff and IPC Leads and a local contact number poster.
CQC inspections are essential to ensure that organisations are compliant with the Code of practice and ensure that residents receive safe and effective care.
The most important outcome of effective infection prevention and control is:
Preventing healthcare associated infection = Patient safety
Short video giving a virtual tour of the CQC Pack:
Full details available on the flyer and contents sheet below.
Updated: 21/09/2023H&SC Order Form