NEW SET OF POLICIES APRIL 2023
There are a number of ‘Standard infection control precautions’ (SICPs) referred to by NHS England in the National infection prevention and control manual (NIPCM) for England.
SICPs must be used by all care staff in all situations for contact with all residents or their environment or equipment.
SICPs are the foundation for safe practice and break the chain of infection which protects residents, visitors and staff. There is often no way of knowing who is infected, so by applying SICPs to all people at all times
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 @ £89.99, including postage – details can be found on the flyer and resource order form.
Updated: 09/05/2023H&SC Order Form