Hand Washing Essays

Infection Control

Control of infection is very important specially on a care homes because I as a healthcare service provider is working on vulnerable adults or old people, it is important because older people are more prone to infection due to decrease in their immune system, which means their immune system is weakly functioning and because of that they are prone to different types of illnesses and diseases. I as a key people is responsible for their health and protect them from…

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The Principles of Infection Prevention and Control

Outcome 1 Understand roles and responsibilities in the prevention and control of infections 1.The main roles and responsibilities of the employee in relation to prevention and control of infection are as follows: To use protective clothing when needed to stop cross contamination. This includes gloves, aprons and masks. To wash hands regularly and effectively. This needs to be done after handling food, personal care, toileting etc. To ensure your health doesn’t pose a risk to others. This can be if…

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Infection Prevention and Control of Infections

Understanding roles and responsibilities An employee must maintain a high standard of personal hygiene and also health. They should be aware of the company policies and procedures when it comes to infection control and follow the best practice in prevention. The working environment needs to be kept clean and hygienic. Any risks should be reported to the employer. Keep all training in infection control and prevention up to date. An employer should insist that all laws and regulations in the…

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