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outline current legislation and regulatory body standards relevant to prevention and control of infection
Each employee is given equipment which is known as PPE (personal protection equipment, such as gloves, aprons, waste bags that are disposable, so that if an employee is dealing with something that is potentially infectious, [ they can use their PPE and discard it after each use. It is the employee?s responsibility to make sure that the equipment used stays in the potentially infectious area to
prevent spreading. Any waste is double bagged so that it can be transferred from the infectious room and taken to a hazardous waste bin. Regular hand-washing with bacterial soap is needed to ensure that no infection is being transferred from the employee to another area. It is the employees? responsibility to maintain an control any infection using the correct equipment and to so do safely. ]
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User: outline current legislation and regulatory body standards relevant to prevention and control of infection

Weegy: Each employee is given equipment which is known as PPE (personal protection equipment, such as gloves, aprons, waste bags that are disposable, so that if an employee is dealing with something that is potentially infectious, [ they can use their PPE and discard it after each use. It is the employee?s responsibility to make sure that the equipment used stays in the potentially infectious area to prevent spreading. Any waste is double bagged so that it can be transferred from the infectious room and taken to a hazardous waste bin. Regular hand-washing with bacterial soap is needed to ensure that no infection is being transferred from the employee to another area. It is the employees? responsibility to maintain an control any infection using the correct equipment and to so do safely. ]
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Weegy: Who will benefit: All care staff Aims: Understand legislation and policies relating to prevention and control of Infections Understand systems and procedures relating to the prevention and control of infections Understand roles and [ [ responsibilities in the prevention and control of infections Understand the importance of risk assessment in relation to the prevention and control of infections Understand the importance of using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the prevention and control of infections Understand the importance of good personal hygiene in the prevention and control of infections Objectives: outline current legislation, regulatory body standards, local and organisational policies which are relevant to the prevention and control of infection explain employees? and employer?s roles and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection describe procedures and systems relevant to the prevention and control of infection explain the potential impact of an outbreak of infection on the individual and the organisation explain the process and the importance of carrying out a risk assessments describe different types of PPE explain the reasons for use of PPE understand the correct practice in the application, removal and disposal of PPE describe the key principles of good personal hygiene demonstrate good hand washing technique and the correct sequence for hand washing explain when and why hand washing should be carried out Identify the types of products that should be used for hand washing Prior knowledge, skills or qualifications required: None required, although some experience of working in a care setting would be beneficial. Duration: Half Day ] ]
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