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Guidelines on Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Community and Disability Services HSE South 2012

Table of Contents
Glossary of Terms
Contact Details (2017)
1. Organisation and Management of IPC
2. Basic Principles (2017)
3. Standard Precautions (2017)
4. IPC - Booklet for Home Helps and Personal Assistants
5. IPC - Booklet for Community Disability Services
6. Transmission Based Precautions (2017)
7. Immunisation and Staff Health (2017)
8. Decontamination
9. Laundry (2017)
10. General Guidelines on the Management of Infections / Outbreaks
11. Introduction to MDROs
12. Invasive Procedures and Devices - Introduction
13. Specimens for Laboratory Examination
14. Pets in Healthcare
15. Guidance on Uniforms and Clothing Worn in the Delivery of Care
16. Guidance for the Public Attending Health Services
17. Last Offices
18. Admissions, Transfers and Discharges
19. Food Hygiene
20. Healthcare Risk Waste Management
1. List of Notifiable Diseases (HPSC, 2020)
2. Exclusion of Staff from Work
Information Leaflets
3. Hand Foot and Mouth (HFM)
4. Impetigo
5. Chickenpox 
6. Shingles
7. Threadworms (2016)