Infection Control in the Home

Duration: 14 min

As workers in the home it is vitally important that we know how to stop the spread of germs.

Germs spread infection and illness, which is harmful to our clients and to us.

This video explains how germs spread and how we can control infection by clean habits and a clean environment.

The greatest spreader of germs is our hands, and the video demonstrates how to wash hands properly in a home environment.

Topics covered:

  • What is infection?
  • How to wash hands properly
  • Keep surfaces clean
  • Kitchens, bathrooms, toilet, laundry
  • Personal Protective Equipment

Resource material for:

Community Services Training Package

  • CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support

For example, use for competencies:

HLTWHS002   Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
CHCCCS042 Prepare meals (Element 3)

  • Volunteers, carers and family members who are supporting people living at home

ISBN: 978-0-9870953-6-7


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