Washing and dressing, household tasks, foot care, oral and eye care

Potential infection risk guideline

Many personal care tasks such as washing and dressing or household type work can bring you into contact with blood or body fluids; sharps; care equipment and the care environment which may present cross infection risks.

By following these Standard Infection Control Precautions you can minimise infection risks to others and yourself.


Scenario: Mrs. Chaponda does not like wearing her lower denture and removes them from her mouth, frequently leaving them on her bedside table.


What Standard Infection Control Precautions should I use?

For detailed instruction on how to apply these Standard Infection Control Precautions, please see the links below.