Good Personal Hygiene

Decent Essays
Credits Value 3
Level 2/ 3

The principles of infection Prevention and Control

To cover assessment criteria, learning outcome and knowledge

LO 1.1, 1.2
1) Explain employees’ roles and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and Control of infection. To control and prevent the spread of infections in the work place and have good personal hygiene at all times making sure you use the right p.p.e and discarding all materials in the correct and safe way.

2) Explain employers’ responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection.

To provide up-to-date and correct training along with p.p.e and materials to do our job safely.

LO 2.1, 2.2
3) Name two pieces
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The use of gloves, aprons and gowns are used to stop the Spread of infection and contamination. When giving personal Care and to be discarded when you Have finished with each Client so as to stop the spread of Infection and contamination to yourself and others.

9 State current relevant regulations and legislation relating to PPE Health and safety at work act 1974 Health and social care act 2008

10 Describe employees’ responsibilities regarding the use of PPE.

It is the responsibility of the employee to use p.p.e at all times for the protection of themselves the clients and the safety of others.

11 Describe employers’ responsibilities regarding the use of PPE.

It is the employers roll to supply all necessary p.p.e to their employees.

12 Describe the correct practice in the application and removal of PPE.
Always wash your hands before putting on the p.p.e once you have finished doing what you needed to do remove your apron then
Your gloves being the last thing to remove once you have disposed of them correctly wash your hands again.

13 Describe the correct procedure for disposal of used PPE

You should dispose of your p.p.e it to the yellow waste bags.

14 Describe the key principles of good
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