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Personal care

Personal Care (Hand Washing) The most important aspect of maintaining good health is good personal hygiene. Personal hygiene which is also referred to as personal care includes all of the following: Bathing and Showering ¾ Hair care ¾ Nail care ¾ Foot care ¾ Genital cares The most important personal hygiene practice is washing hands. Why? Illness is often transferred from people to food via hands. It’s up to you to protect food with proper hand washing. To be...

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hospitals, health care workers have to ensure that they are practicing proper hand washing techniques. These infections can be prevented as long as the guidelines set either by the World Health Organization (WHO) or Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are implemented and followed. One of the most cost effective ways to prevent HAIs is to enforce that everyone to include the patient, staff and visitors are washing their hands properly before being in contact with the patient. There are a several HAIs...

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home fire regulations, I then proceed to place my personal effects to the locker room provided, Wash my hands thoroughly before going down to the residential floor ready for hand over. After a detailed account of the residents we are told which residents are down for a bath and if any residents have scheduled appointments for the day, I then proceed to get my P.P.E. for my job in hand. I walk my section and check on who is awake and who is still asleep, I proceed to get breakfast ready for...

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Hygiene and Infection Control

fluids, also to protect an open wound on your hands.Using aprons to prevent contamination passed through your clothing on to or from a person to also protect your clothes and uniform.Using hand sanitizer after washing your hands for extra protection it may also be used if you feel unsafe to touch or the is no hand washing facilities 3.List and explain some current legislation and regulations or standards that are relevant to infection control and prevention. Include those relating to PPE 2.1/5.4 ...

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Handwashing Assigment

 The Teaching of Hand Washing GCU student Grand Canyon University 07NOV2014 The Teaching of Hand Washing One of the objectives of the Healthy People 2020 website is to prevent, reduce, and ultimately eliminate healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). HAIs are an increasing problem for our health care workers. Funding to treat HAIs will be the responsibility of the facility where the patient contracted the HAIs. Teaching about proper hand washing will reduce the risk of transferring...

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implementation study

take care of one’s self and proper hand washing is the simplest yet most effective way to prevent one’s self into diseases. Providing a proper and better sanitation is the scope of this project, its main concern is to give a right and accurate equipment that can be use into a healthier hygiene. And without it, germs and diseases may spread quickly and would make people sick and contaminate with disease. BACKGROUND Keeping hands clean through improved hand hygiene is one of the most important...

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Being Clean

public transport, the work place, public places etc. Hand washing is one of the most effective and most overlooked ways to stop disease. Soap and water work well to kill germs. Wash for at least 15 seconds. Disposable hand wipes or gel sanitizers also work well. Hygiene in home and everyday life settings plays an important part in preventing spread of infectious diseases. It includes procedures used in a variety of domestic situations such as hand hygiene, respiratory hygiene, food and water hygiene...

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Basic Food Safety

creating a good public image, as well as protecting food. Hand-washing, clean fingernails, food worker illness policy (including exclusion of ill workers, cuts, burns, bandages, etc.), hair, uniforms, glove use, jewellry, personal cleanliness, or unsanitary habits such as eating, drinking, smoking, or spitting are all parts of defining personal hygiene standards. Poor hand-washing is one of the leading causes of foodborne illness. "Active Hand Hygiene" is a concept that really helps. There is a benefit...

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Nvq3 Unit 19

responsibilities in relation the prevention and control of infection. It is everybody’s duty to prevent any infection and cross contamination. The employees’ is to use any personal protection equipment provided, they are also responsible to wash their hands to prevent infection. It is also their duty to wipe down surfaces and clean up after themselves and adhere to policies and procedures. 2.2. Explain employers’ responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection. The...

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QCF Level 3 Healthcare and Clinicial Support Unit 62

1 The Legislation, guidelines, organisational policies and protocols which inform my own role, responsibilities and accountability when monitoring and management the environment and resources are: • Infection control policy – Ensure hands are washed using the hand washing technique, using personal protective equipment when needed. Waste is disposed of in to the correct bins. • Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) – ensure the correct substance is being used to clean the right equipment/device...

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