Guidance

Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: non-acute and community toolkit

Practical advice to prevent or reduce the spread of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) in community and non-acute healthcare settings.

Documents

Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: non-acute toolkit

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Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: inter-care transfer form (Annex A)

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Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: advice for individuals (Annex B)

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Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: advice for contacts (Annex C)

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Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: advice for family (Annex D)

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Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: patient card (Annex E)

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Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: terminal decontamination (Annex F)

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Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: primary care quick reference guide (Annex G)

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Details

This toolkit provides practical guidance and public health risk assessment tools for health and social care staff working in community and non-acute healthcare settings, both with and without specialist knowledge of infection prevention and control.

The annex documents provide:

  • an inter-care transfer form, for use when transferring individuals with carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) to another setting
  • advice and information leaflets for affected individuals and their family to print and share
  • a primary care quick reference guide

Further guidance for acute trusts is also available in the Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: early detection, management and control toolkit for acute trusts.

Published 30 June 2015