Organisational Policies and Protocols in Relation to Preparing and Dressing for Work in Health Care Settings

Topics: Health care, Uniform, Patient Pages: 5 (650 words) Published: July 6, 2013
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Candidate name: Malgorzata Dratwinska

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|Links to |026 | | | |Criteria |Performance evidence |Range/ |Knowledge | | | |Scope | | |1.1 |Organisational policies and protocols in relation to preparing and dressing for work in health care | | | | |settings | | | | | | | | | |Preparing and dressing for work in Peterborough City Hospital is regulated by: | | | | |The Dress Code Policy which was endorsed 14th February 2013 ( Health and Safety legislation - | | | | |section 16, the Health and Social Care Act 2008 Code of Practice). | | | | |Policy for Staff Hand Hygiene | | | | |Policy for Standard Infection Control Precautions | | | | |Although wearing uniforms and work-clothes has no direct impact on infection control, Dress Code | | | | |Policy regulates the standard of personal professional appearance, what kind of clothes should be | | | | |worn to ensure patient safety, patient confidence and staff comfort | | | | | | | | | |Patient safety | | | | |Effective hygiene and preventing infection are the most importance in all healthcare settings. This | | | | |is why uniforms and work-wear clothes should allow effective hand hygiene, and should not | | | | |unintentionally come into contact with patients during direct patient care activity. This is why, | | | | |nothing should be worn that could put patient or staff safety in danger during care, for example | | | | |false nails, rings, earrings. | | | | | | | | | |This is why The Dress Code Policy required from the staff : | | | | |during any patient care activity staff should...
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