M2 Explain The Role Of Organisational Procedures In The Prevention And Control Of Infection

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M2: Explain the role of organisational procedures in the prevention and control of infection. Procedures that can be used to manage, prevent or control infections in a care home Guidance on the prevention and control of infection Good infection prevention and control are essential to ensure that people who use health and social care services receive safe and effective care. Effective prevention and control of infection must be part of everyday practice and be applied consistently by everyone. Roles and responsibilities All care homes should have in place a written policy that details the roles and responsibilities of staff in respect of the prevention and control of infection. This should include roles and responsibilities for the management of outbreaks and incidents of infection. The following lists key roles and responsibilities of individuals and organisations involved: The registered manager is an individual who is registered with the CQC (The Care Quality Commission) to manage the regulated activity at particular premises where the registered provider is not in day to day charge. The manager should have access to advice on infection prevention and control from a suitably qualified individual. It is expected that the…show more content…
The registered manager should ensure that they must have regard to the Code of Practice in developing appropriate infection prevention and control policies and procedures that are readily available and appropriate to the home, understood by all members of staff. These should be implemented and

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