Supporting Good Infection Prevention and Control

Access up-to-date guidance and advice on how to promote and ensure good infection prevention and control in your service.


This learning resource has been developed to support social care workers working within adult residential care homes, nursing homes, day care, domiciliary care and supported living services and during COVID-19.

This resource has been developed by the Social Care Council in partnership with the PHA, RQIA and social care employers. 

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Published: March 2020

Updated and Republished: 25 April 2022

Supporting Good Infection Prevention and Control


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HSC Leadership Courses


The HSC Learning Centre also offers the following courses which can be accessed at 

  • Infection Prevention and Control Tier 1 and 2
  • Adult Basic Life Support
  • Anaphylaxis Management

NB: If you have any queries or issues accessing these courses, please contact the HSC Leadership Centre directly at or contact your learning and development manager/team.