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The Health and Social Care Act 2008 states that all registered providers must provide adequate infection prevention and control arrangements. This will ensure residents are cared for in a safe and clean environment where the risks of healthcare associated infections are minimised. 

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QNational Advice

National cleanliness standards are explained in the document below. It dates from 2010, however the guidance is still current. Read this as a starting point and use the links below for detailed explanations. 

QInfluenza Outbreaks

Notify all influenza outbreaks to Public Health England: 0113 3860300   

Out of hours advice: 0114 3049843

QAudit Tools

QCare in the last days of life

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Infection Prevention and Control Team

Tel: 0113 843 4511 

infectioncontrolleeds@nhs.net

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