< January 2018

Helping to prevent infection: a new quick guide for managers and staff in care homes

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.

A new guide has been published by NICE and SCIE which covers:

  • Hand decontamination
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Sharps
  • Waste disposal
  • Education and information
  • Further information

It is available to view as an interactive web resource HERE or download as a PDF by clicking the image below.

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