Infection Prevention in the Home

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Infection control is integral to the safety and quality of any healthcare environment. While home and community care settings do not necessarily present the same infection risks as acute care, they have their own unique set of challenges that must be considered by staff and organisations.

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Protecting yourself and your clients from healthcare-associated infections requires a comprehensive understanding of infection control principles and how to apply them to a home environment.


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Akiko Petrie
03 Aug 2021
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Samantha Licence
31 Aug 2021
Very good learning
Priyanka Agarwal
23 Nov 2020
Quick revision
Rachel Lawson
03 May 2021
Easy to understand resource
Karen Davis
07 Sep 2023
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Session rereated what i already new
Ash Venning
13 May 2021
Good refresher
Catherine Daly
20 May 2021
Simple and quick
Linda Mcauliffe
17 Feb 2022
Very important topic.
Rosy Ali
06 Sep 2023
Very informative
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02 Sep 2021
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