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Infection Control during Covid-19

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Intended Audience Group 1, 2 and 3

All non-regulated frontline staff working in health and social care including:

  • activities workers
  • assistant practitioners
  • care assistants
  • carers
  • day care assistants
  • domiciliary care workers
  • healthcare support workers
  • homecare workers
  • maternity support workers
  • nursing assistants
  • personal assistants
  • reablement assistants
  • residential care workers
  • senior homecare workers
  • support workers
  • volunteers
  • and other health or care assistant-related roles
Intended Audience Group
Infection Control
Aims and Objectives

Published in May 2020 this website provides advice and training for the social care sector about infection control during the coronavirus (COVID-19).  This website provides various resources:

  • Quick Guide: Sets out best practice to remain safe and prevent coronavirus from spreading.
  • From the sector: Latest collated guidance, resources and research from the care sector.
  • Infection control e-learning: prevention and control are essential to stopping the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This video-based course for care providers will teach you about the spread of infection how to prevent it.  The course contains:
    • What is coronavirus (COVID-19)?
    • Preventing the spread of infection
    • Managing the environment
    • About your general health

Learning outcomes are:

  • Understand how infections spread and how to prevent it
  • Learn about hand hygiene and guidance
  • Manage the care environment
  • Manage laundry safely
  • Keep safe with personal protective equipment
  • Understand waste disposal
Bedford Borough, BLMK, Central Bedfordshire, Luton Borough, Milton Keynes,
Frequency / Length
30 minutes
Resource / Organisation
Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)
Training delivered by:
Cost, Funded or Free
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