Standard 15: Infection Prevention and Control

Standard 15 of the Care Certificate is all about infection prevention and control.

It covers the routes of infection into the body, the importance of health and hygiene, personal protective equipment (PPE) and the safe handling of clinical waste.

It consists of just 1 learning outcome, comprising of 5 assessment criteria.

NOTE: Some of the assessment criteria here link to the same or similar criteria in the Level 2 Diploma section.