Identify Poor Practises That May Lead To The Spread Of Infection Essays

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  • Ico 2 Infection Control Essay

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    Outcome 1 Understand the causes of infection 1. Identify the differences between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites Bacteria are one-cell microorganisms with a single cellular organization, bacteria can reproduce from the life cycle and can be killed by antibiotics. Viruses are pieces of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein that replicate only within the cells of living hosts, viruses are smaller than bacteria and can’t be killed by antibiotics. Fungi are a member

  • Hsc2 265 Causes and Spread of Infection Essay

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    Causes and Spread of Infection 1. Understand the causes of Infection 1.1 Identify the differences between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites The differences between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites range. One of which is the fact that viruses and parasites depend upon a living host to survive, while bacteria and Fungi's don't always need to do so. Another difference is that Parasites are normally living creatures - ticks, fleas, worms - whilst bacteria, viruses and fungi are cells

  • Nvq2 Essay

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    Causes and spread of infection 1. identify the differences between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites Bacteria- A single cell micro- organism that gets its nutrition from its surroundings and can only be seen under a microscope. Viruses- are disease producing agents far smaller than bacteria. They are enclosed in a protein coating which makes them more difficult to destroy. Fungi- Are included in the plant kingdom but is quite different

  • Nvq 3 - Unit 306 Essay

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    Unit 306 – Understand health and safety in social care settings 1. Understand the different responsibilities relating to health and safety in social care settings. 1.1) Identify legislation relating to health and safety in a social care setting Current legislation relating to health and safety in a social care setting includes the Food Safety Act 1990, Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995 and Food Safety (Temperature Control) Regulations 1995, Control of substances hazardous

  • Hsc024 Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care Essay

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    Individuals are mistreated due to poor practise of a company, this could include understaffing and neglect etc. Self-neglect - Where an individual ignores or pays less attention than necessary to their basic human needs for food, drink, warmth, sleep etc Neglect by others – This includes ignoring medical, physical, educational needs or denying access to things like food, drink and warmth. This could also include failure to provide adequate support 1.2 Identify the signs and/or symptoms associated

  • Unit 4222-306 Essay

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    Unit 4222-306 Promote and implement health and safety in health and social care (HSC 037) Outcome 1 Understand own responsibilities, and try the responsibilities of others, relating to health and safety Identify legislation relating to health and safety in the health and safety work setting 1. The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 2. Reporting of Injury, Disease and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR) 3. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

  • Health and Social Level 2 Essay

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    1- Explain employees’ roles and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection ‘It is my responsibility as employees to prevent and control the spread of infection in the workplace; this involves working safely to protect myself, other staff, visitors and individuals from infections. Some of the legislation and regulations that relate to the control and prevention of infection include the Health and Safety at Work Act the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

  • Principles of Safeguarding Essay

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    pinching, pushing, choked, etc. There are signs of physical abuse in adults such as bruising, cuts, sprains, fractures, burns, etc. Victims of physical abuse will seem scared and jumpy often flinching of cowering, They could have weight or hair loss and may seem low. Sexual abuse is when a person is forced or tricked into taking part in a sexual activity. When sexual activities are non-consensual it is abuse. It can happen to men or women of any age. The signs of sexual abuse can be bruising around

  • Support Individuals To Maintain Personal Hygiene Essay

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    odours that may cause offence to others. Personal hygiene refers to the cleaning and grooming of the body. Personal hygiene is an important form of protection against disease and infections of all kinds. Hygiene promotes comfort, safety, and health. The skin is the body’s first line of defence against disease. Intact skin prevents microbes from entering the body and causing an infection. Good hygiene promotes self esteem & general well-being. 1.2 Describe the effects of poor

  • Health and Safety at Work Essay

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    from hazards that may arise and minimise any risks in the work place, by use of risk assessments. * To control storage, transport and the use of hazardous or dangerous substances. * To control emissions or noxious substances into the environment. * To maintain to a safe standard any equipment used and the safe operation of such equipment. * To provide adequate training for the use of materials, equipment or completion of tasks and raise awareness of any risks that may be associated.