Standard 15 - Infection Prevention and Control

Recognising infection control and prevention is an important aspect of working within a healthcare capacity. You will learn a number of important aspects of infection control and prevention methods. 

 

You will be able to demonstrate effective hand hygiene and also understand how your own health may pose a risk to individuals you support. On top of this you will also learn about safe handling infected items and the protective clothing and equipment you will be required to use.