Preventing infection in care

Preventing Infection in Care comprises a range of resources covering Standard Infection Control Precautions (SICPs) delivered in a variety of formats including face-to-face training, webinars and pocket books as illustrated below.

IPC / Covid-19 webinars for care home staff

Covid-19 webinars

NHS Education for Scotland invited all care home staff to attend one of a series of live webinars on Infection Prevention and Control / Covid-19 in December 2020 and January 2021. Staff unable to attend a live webinar can access a recording and other resources.

Find out more about the webinars.

IPC webinars (covering the new IPC Manual and Cleaning Specification for Older People and Adult Care Homes)

Scottish Government, ARHAI Scotland and NHS Education Scotland (NES) invited all adult care home staff to attend workshops to support the implementation of the new National Infection Prevention and Control Manual for Older People and Adult Care Homes (The Manual) and the National Cleaning Specification for Older People and Adult Care Homes in June and July 2021. Staff unable to attend a live webinar can access recordings and other resources.

Find out more about the Manual webinars

Find out more about the Cleaning Specification webinars

Train the Trainer Programme - Care Homes and Adult Day Care

A trainer programme was developed to support the implementation of learning from the Preventing Infection in Care DVD and to build local capacity to deliver the education programme.  Find out more about the trainer programme.