Infection prevention and control

Infection prevention and control is vital to the wellbeing of people who need care and support.

In order to receive safe and effective care, infection prevention and control must be part of everyday practice and be applied consistently by everyone.

 

Standard 15 of the Care Certificate, the standards for new staff in health and social care roles, focuses on infection, prevention and control.

We have practical resources and workbooks to help you to implement the Care Certificate as part of induction.

Find out more about the Care Certificate.

 

National Institute for Health & Care Excellence (NICE) have produced a useful quick guide called Helping to prevent Infection

 

We can help you choose the right learning and the right provider for you.

Our ‘Guide to developing your staff’ can help you plan, select and evaluate the right learning for your staff and service.

We can also help you to find high quality learning providers. Skills for Care Endorsement finds and badges learning providers who we see as the best. Our endorsed providers deliver high quality learning and development to the social care sector.

Search for endorsed providers in our online directory.