Infection Prevention and Control
Healthcare is delivered in a variety of community care settings including:
- Long Term Residential Facilities
- Older Persons Services
- Primary Care
- Disability Services
- Mental Health Services
- Dental Services
- In the Client's Home
Health Care Associated Infection (HCAI) is infection acquired after contact with healthcare services. Although not all HCAI is avoidable, a significant proportion is preventable.
Here you will find information and resources to assist you in preventing HCAI.
Remember - Infection Prevention and Control is everyone's business.