With this Infection Prevention in a Social Care Setting course, discover the roles and responsibilities, legislation, procedures, and risk assessments relating to the prevention and control of infections. Also explore the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and the importance of good personal hygiene.
When working in a social care setting, keeping staff and individuals in your care safe should be one of the highest priorities. Failing to prevent or control infections can lead to illness and in some cases fatalities.
With this short online course discover roles and procedures in preventing and controlling infections, how to identify risk assessment procedures, the use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has and the importance of good personal hygiene.
This 30-minute course can be used as an introduction or as refresher training to ensure that all learners have up to date knowledge of Infection Prevention in a Social Care Setting
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
At the beginning of each module learners will be asked to answer a “knowledge check” question. Answering the question correctly will allow learners the opportunity to skip this section. However, if they wish to complete it anyway, they are still able to.
On completion of this course, learners will be able to print a
Virtual College certificate. Learners must complete the course to obtain their certificate.
30 study minutes to complete. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly learners can study and absorb the material.
This training is designed for care workers and support workers wanting to get a good understanding of what is required of them within their role as well as for anyone working in a Social Care setting wanting annual refresher training.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.
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