Infection Prevention and Control

57.50 (ex VAT)

Infection prevention and control are a necessity to ensure safe effective care for residents. This policy and procedure details requirements for the residential home to apply when providing care in a manner and environment that reduces the possibility of transmission of infection.

Recent updates to incorporate ‘Current recommendations for the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic V2.9 31.03.2023’ and ‘Public Health & Infection Prevention & Control Guidelines on Prevention and Management of Cases and Outbreaks of COVID-19, Influenza & other Respiratory Infections in Residential Care Facilities V1.11 04.04.2023. Implementation Date 19.04.2023’ and ‘Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) National Clinical Guideline No. 30’.

This policy was last updated on 06/11/2023.

Ownership of this document once purchased is strictly limited to one organisation, and licensed to that organisation only.

There is a no returns policy on all purchases from HCI Care Tools.

Policies are updated regularly in line with Regulation and Best Practice. Updates will require the consumer to repurchase the documents.

This Policy and Procedure is a requirement of Schedule 5 under the Health Act 2007 (Care and Welfare of Residents) and is in line with HIQA National Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland and the Joint Commission International (JCI) Accreditation Standards for Long Term Care and evidence based best practice.

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