There are a number of ways that personnel’s can prevent and control infection in a health and social care setting. Personnel’s in a health and social care setting include , nurses , Doctors, cleaners, nursery assistants and nursery teachers. Nurses should thoroughly wash and dry their hands before and after caring for a patient, before and after touching any potentially contaminated equipment or dressings, after bed making and before handling food. Their hands can be washed with soap and water or, a fast-acting antiseptic solution like a hand wipe or hand gel. They should also wear Disposable gloves when physical contact with open wounds, for example when changing dressings, handling needles or inserting an intravenous drip.
Remove PPE and dispose Wash hands Sometimes the individual will want dispose of there waste them self’s ensure hygiene procedures are followed by them. Be able to monitor and report on support for managing continence 1. Procedures of monitoring and supporting continence There is a assessment procedure where the individuals care needs and wishes will be established and a correct care plan will be agreed. Every stage will be noted and dated and a review date will be given. All staff should be aware of the care plan and have easy access to it if needed.
UNIT-4223-007 The principles of infection prevention and control Outcome1 Understand roles and responsibilities in the prevention and control of infections The learner can; 1. Explain employees ’roles and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection As a minimum I need to ensure that I wash my hands before and after each activity. However, hand washing alone may not be sufficient for the activity I’m involved in. When assessing the risk of infection, the chances are that if you are assisting somebody to walk from the bedside to the toilet on the ward, hand washing alone may be sufficient. If, however, I was assisting with the repositioning of a patient who is incontinent, I would probably consider hand washing, gloves and an apron.
A risk assessment enables all parties, employees, employer and visitors that they are within a safe environment; those things are in place to reduce the risk of harm or potential risk. Describe correct procedures that relate to skincare? Infection control procedures relating to good personal hygiene include: • Hand washing - the spread of many pathogens can be prevented with regular hand washing. You should thoroughly wash your hands with water and soap for at least 15 seconds after visiting the toilet, before preparing food, and after touching clients or equipment. Dry your hands with disposable paper towels.
Mu 2.8 contribute tithe support of the positive environments for children and young people 3.1 explain how effectively care for childrens and young peoples skin hair and teeth. It's part of children's learning about self care and personal hygiene. We can help them do this by encouraging to wash hands before and after eating, after using the toilet and washing their faces with individual flannels. It's also important to teach them the difference between hot and cold water such as red means hit and blue means cold on taps to prevent them burning themselves whilst at the same never leaving a child unattended with water. Babies are different from children they need their nappies changed regularly to prevent any sores or infections and moisturising the skin well.
I provided ongoing support. As National Care Standards| | | |10.3 says, that “If you need help, your request will be dealt with politely and as soon as | | | |possible” and My Home Rights and Safety Policy 2.2 tell, that “Residents must feel that the | |22.17 | |environment of the home reflects their individual values and beliefs and the care that they | | | |receive is relevant and sensitive”. Apart from slight carpet burn on arm Mr. G was all right. | | | |The nurse told me to wash the arm properly and put the plaster. Before putting blaster I | | | |washed my hands.
This course has been a refresher to me on safety and sanitation and some of the practices that are sometimes overlooked. As a business owner it is my responsibility to make sure that my establishment a clean and safe place for my clients to come and get serviced. On a daily basis it is my practice to make sure my floors are cleaned and mopped at the end of each day. My shampoo bowl and chair are wiped down after each client is serviced and I use a neck strip and clean cape on each client. When performing chemical services as in color or relaxers, I use a separate pair of gloves and dispose of them after each use.
5.8 Describe the correct procedure for disposal of used PPE Appropriate disposal of single-use items of PPE should be done immediately when you have been dealing with clinical or hazardous waste. You should ensure that reusable items of PPE are prepared for the next time they are to be used (send to the laundry appropriately labelled or disinfect them carefully). Always dispose of PPE in accordance with your organisation’s policies, procedures and guidelines. 6.1 Describe the key principles of good personal hygiene Hygiene is important as bacteria and micro-organisms can be easily transferred by hands, clothing and equipment. Ways of adhering to good standards of hygiene will be documented in your organisation’s standard operating procedures.
Unit IC01 Question 1 1.1 > To make sure you wear protective clothes > Attend all relevant training > Dispose waste correctly > Wash your hands before and after any activities 1.2 > To provide PPE > To provide relative training to staff > To make sure all health and safety checks are taken Question 2 2.1 COSHH - Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 RIDDOR - Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 2.2 > To safe handling and disposing of waste > Personal hygiene (washing your hands in the correct way) > Report and record any incidents and accidents Question 3 3.1 > Dispose all wastes in the correct bins > Wash your hands in the correct way >
It is a useful skill to be able to give a proper bed bath. And if needed in life to be able to jump in and help with the correct knowledge and a great feeling knowing your helping out in ways no one else can. So, here are some steps showing how to give an injured or disabled person a proper bed bath. Hopefully this information will never have to be used, but believe me if the time does occur people will think back and be glad they were in English 105 C-4 class. First one must have to get all the things they will need before even starting the bed bath.