Preventing infection in care: providing care in the most appropriate place

Staff in care homes have a responsibility to provide the best possible level of care and support to all who live, work and visit the care home. When an individual is found to be or thought to be suffering from an infection, it is necessary to consider the possible source and route of transmission in order to institute appropriate control measures – this may include separating an individual.

This video resource documents infection control procedures, including separation.

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