Preventing infection in care: management of linen

Incorrect handling, laundering and storage of clean, used and infectious linen can pose as an infection hazard, therefore it is essential that all linen and laundry is adequately washed, dried and stored correctly in order to prevent and control the spread of infection.

This video resource documents the correct management of various types of linen.

Publisher: 
Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCSWIS)
Publisher: 
NHS Education for Scotland (NES)
Published: 
2011
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