This training resource covers some infection control basics within an overview of the broader approaches to infection prevention in disability. It explores how the NDIS Code of Conduct interacts with safety and choice related to infection prevention strategies in people’s homes and community activities.
Know your role and duty to help people stay infection free
Be aware of the chain of infection including key modes of transmission
Know why many people with disability are more vulnerable to infection
Know how to follow standard and additional precautions and the importance of them to minimise the risk of spreading infection
Know where to find more information on infection control and prevention