Infection Prevention & Control Manual for Older people and Adult Care Homes Webinar

Scottish Government, ARHAI Scotland and NHS Education Scotland (NES) invited all adult care home staff to attend a FREE workshop to support the implementation of the new National Infection Prevention and Control Manual for Older People and Adult Care Homes (The Manual).

The workshop advised staff in adult care homes of the purpose and contents of the Manual including how to access and navigate through the Manual, how the Manual relates to current COVID-19 guidance, and explained the roles and responsibilities of staff and care home managers in implementing the Manual. Health Facilities Scotland also provided an introduction to the National Cleaning Specification for Care Homes and the Care Inspectorate provided information about the monitoring and inspecting process against the Manual.

Duration: 90 minutes

Learning outcomes:

  • Staff will be aware of how to access the manual, its purpose and are familiar with its contents
  • Staff understand their role in the effective application of SICPs and TBPs as described in the manual
  • Staff will have an awareness of the National  Cleaning Specification for Care Homes
  • Staff will have an understanding of the role of the Care Inspectorate and HIS following publication of the Manual
  • Staff will have an understanding of the different roles of the local teams and the support they can provide

You can access a video recording of the webinar and other resources below.

Please note: The information contained within these resources is based on available guidance at the time of publication on 23rd July 2021. While resources are continually being updated to reflect changing guidance, staff are asked to frequently refer to the web sites below to ensure that they have access to the most current resources/guidance:


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Learning Resources

Certificates were automatically issued after the live sessions. Please do not email to ask us for your certificate.

If you still need a certificate or you have watched the webinar recording and you need a Certificate of Attendance, please download the template, complete it and ask your line manager to sign the certificate.

Downloadable certificate