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.