Guidance

Care homes: infection prevention and control

Information resource for care home workers about preventing and controlling infection in care homes.

Documents

Prevention and control of infection in care homes: an information resource

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Prevention and control of infection in care homes: summary for staff

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Detail

This information pack helps staff to protect care home residents and staff from acquiring infections and prevent cross-infection. It gives guidance on infection prevention and control, and will help care home managers to carry out risk assessments and develop policies.

These documents are Crown copyright, so care home staff can copy pages for staff to use. You should make it clear where the information has come from.