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Training - Infection Control for Support Workers

We specialise in and are widely known for working with providers of services as opposed to simply selling training. We pay particular attention to identified needs and requirements and whilst some of our courses and programmes can be bought “off the shelf” most of our training is designed to be adapted to meet specific organisational or workrole requirements.

Infection Control for Support Workers

one day taught course

In addition to tutor input the course comprises of group participation exercises, individual exercises, a wordsearch, case studies and an optional assessment of the learning linked to relevant SVQ knowledge and understanding requirements.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, learners should …

  • Understand what causes infection
  • Understand what spreads infection
  • Recognise and be able to incorporate standard precautions for infection control and prevention
  • Understand how to assess risk for the spread of infection
  • Understand the need for procedures and protocols for infection control and prevention
  • Have learnt an effective hand washing technique
  • Understand personal and organisational responsibility / accountability
  • Know about the relevant legislation and regulations in place for infection control and prevention