• Introduces staff responsibilities when it comes to controlling infection in the workplace
  • Lists the high standard necessary for staff personal hygiene and grooming
  • Discusses how to monitor and maintain good person health for staff
  • Explains the differing types of immunisation needed for a staff member
  • Provides a detailed step-by-step graph of what to do if either the staff member or resident has been affected with an infection

Health care staff members have specific responsibilities when it comes to controlling infections in the workplace. This chapter discusses those responsibilities, whilst also advising on staff health, hygiene and provides a guide on what to do if either they or a resident are infected with an infection.

Contents include

  • Introduction
  • Staff responsibilities
    • Staff hygiene and grooming
    • Staff health
    • Staff immunisation
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Kevin J. Kendall is an experienced practitioner in infection prevention and control. Having originally trained as a general nurse and midwife, Kevin's involvement in infection prevention and control has spanned more than 17 years, and his expertise in this field has been sought by hospitals, community health centres, medical practices, extended-care facilities, and child-care centres. He has worked with many health professionals and aged-care staff on program assessment, development and review; environmental safety matters; compliance with standards; and education and training programs. Kevin ...

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