Discover the key principles of good infection control. Learn how infectious agents spread and identify simple precautions that can be taken in a home environment.
* Describe the different types of infectious agents (micro-organisms)
and the harm they can cause
* Explain why older people are at an increased risk from infections
* Outline considerations when promoting infection control in a home
* Distinguish the links in the chain of infection and identify the role of
standard precautions in breaking those links