Infection Control 6 Hours

Course Aim:

To enable learners to control infection in their workplace

Course Duration:

6 Hours

Who Should Attend:

All Staff


  • To highlight the Legal requirements & Consequences of infection.
  • To discuss information so they may understand infection, Organisms and the development of an infection.
  • To identify Incubation and immunity, Good and bad habits, various illnesses, Cleaning aids.

Assessment Method:

  • Formative (Activities) Summative (Quiz.)

Course Content:

  • Why Infection Control? Who is Vulnerable?
  • Legislation and Regulations
  • Policy and Procedure
  • Employers and Employees Responsibilities
  • Consequences of Poor Infection Control, Notifications of Infectious Diseases
  • Clinical and Healthcare Staff
  • Reporting & Documentation of Illness – Suspected/Confirmed Outbreak
  • Notifiable Diseases
  • Stool Form Scale
  • Respiratory Infections in Care Homes and Control Measures
  • Risk Assessment Hazards and Risk
  • Standard IPC Precautions
  • Preventing the Spread.
  • What is an infection (Colds & Flu, Skin & Wound, & Stomach Bugs
  • Types of organisms that can cause infection, Chain of Infection
  • Mai routes of Infection. Bacteria
  • How infection can spread
  • Incubation
  • Sharps Injuries
  • Common Diseases in the workplace
  • Personal Hygiene and PPE Hand Washing – Including Glo Germ Hand washing Exercise
  • Disposal of Waste including Clinical Waste, Spillage management
  • Equipment/Sterilisation/Decontamination
  • Cleaning/Laundry Colour – Code for Hygiene
  • Detergents and their use
  • The environment and surroundings – how to prevent infection including Pets.

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