Infection Control (Half Day)
Duration 1/2 day
This course will focus on giving front line staff an overview of good practice relating to the general principles of Infection Control.
By the end of this course, delegates will have covered: Infection risks associated with clients within their homes and in residential settingsMicrobiology and infection controlIdentifying and manging common and important infectionsOrganisational issues pertinent to infection control
Methods of Delivery
The trainer will use a variety of interactive training methods to ensure that delegates develop a thorough understanding of the topics, which they will be able to put to immediate practical use in their workplace. The trainer will employ visual presentations, group exercises and discussions to ensure that all
Learning Outcomes are met. Delegates will be provided with comprehensive course notes.
- Course Content
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
- General principles of infection control
- Hand hygiene and the use of personal protective equipment
- Managing sharps and disposing of waste
- Managing blood and bodily fluids
- Decontaminating equipment
- Universal COSHH procedures
- Reporting and managing accidents
Frontline care workers or support staff.
This course is a basic induction level training and no prior knowledge of infection control would be required before attending.
Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
Health & Safety at Work
IOSH: Working Safely