Prevention & Control of Infection

Caring Footsteps
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

This half day course provides the underpinning theory of infection prevention and control within social care environments including care homes, nursing homes & staff working in people’s own homes.


  • Identify what is infection, the types, routes and chain
  • Understand ways of preventing infection for spreading by the use of standard precautions
  • Explain how to manage diarrhoea & vomiting
  • Identify symptoms of sepsis
  • List the Roles & Responsibilities for infection prevention & control


3 Hours

Bespoke Sessions

This course is available to groups on a bespoke basis. Please contact us for further information and pricing.

Other Information:

  • All training sessions have been written using Skills for Care Induction Related Training, part of recommendations for CQC Providers Guide (2015).
  • Where possible content is evidence based.
  • All sessions are regularly reviewed to ensure the most up to date evidence is used.
  • Sessions will be adjusted to meet the needs of your organisation.
  • In addition to the training sessions Caring Footsteps currently delivers, bespoke training can also be written and delivered.

Caring Footsteps will provide theoretical information and materials for training provided, however it is the providers’ responsibility to declare individuals attended training competent to practice. Caring Footsteps will not declare any individual competent to practice.

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