Helping to prevent infection
A quick guide for managers and staff in care homes
Published: January 2018
For people living in care homes, infections can be serious, and in some cases, life-threatening. They can also make existing medical conditions worse. It is therefore vital to take the steps that can help prevent infection occurring. Managers and staff in care homes will find this guide very useful as a reminder of the most important methods of preventing infection.
The guide covers:
- Hand decontamination
- Personal protective equipment
- Waste disposal
- Education and information
- Further information
Interactive web resource
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