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Micro organisms. Cross infection Prevent PPE Hygiene. List two points that should be remembered when carrying out a general clean of a client’s bedroom at the nursing home.

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Micro organisms

Micro organisms.

Cross infection

Prevent

PPE

Hygiene


Micro organisms

List two points that should be remembered when carrying out a general clean of a client’s bedroom at the nursing home.

  • Norman works in a nursing home where he cares for adults who have had amputations or other medical conditions that require care. Most of the adults are unable to look after themselves.


General cleaning

General cleaning.

Apron/ gloves – PPE

Detergent - Plastic/ceramic surfaces (baths, showers, sinks, toilet’s, Bed Pans, clean bins.

Lock detergents away /store safely when not in use.


2 explain the difference between disinfecting and sterilising

2) Explain the difference between disinfecting and sterilising.


Disinfecting and sterilising

Disinfecting and Sterilising.

  • Disinfecting – Applied to non living objects to destroy micro organisms. They can’t completely kill micro organisms – those that do depend on the application.

  • Sterilization – making an object free from all micro organisms. You can do this through, exposure to heat, radiation, chemicals.


Which one would get sterilised which one would be safely disposed of why

Which one would get sterilised? Which one would be safely disposed of? Why?


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Norman is teaching a new care assistant about how to deal with the spillage of blood. What advise should Norman give to the new care worker?

Blood, Urine, Faeces.


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Norman is teaching a new care assistant about how to deal with the spillage of blood. What advice should Norman give to the new care worker?

Blood, Urine, Faeces.

  • Dealt with immediately

  • Wear gloves

  • Use paper towels to absorb liquid

  • Rinse and dry area thoroughly – sluiced with water for outside, use of detergent for inside.

  • Put the paper towels in a waste sack or down the toilet.


Explain how norman should dispose of the following

Explain how Norman should dispose of the following:

  • Blood Covered Dressing

  • Urine-soiled linen

  • Sharps.


Disposal of hazardous waste

Disposal of Hazardous waste.

  • Blood Covered dressing: Into a yellow bag which is then incinerated.

  • Urine Soiled Linen – Red bag sent directly to the laundry – the bag will disintegrate in the laundry. You should use gloves to handle them.

  • Sharps – Yellow sharps box.


Infection control

Infection Control

  • Malaria, Rabies, Smallpox, Tuberculosis, Measles, rubella, tetanus, typhus, plague, sexually transmitted disease, typhoid and paratyphoid.

  • Make notes and fill in q1 on pg 284.


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  • What is the difference between an illness and a disease?


Difference between illness and disease

Difference between Illness and Disease.

  • Illness – subjective – feelings of pain but there may be no identifiable condition behind the feeling.

  • Disease – There is usually a pathological reason behind the discomfort – in other words, part of the body is not working properly.


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  • What are unsanitary conditions? Notes.


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  • If Unsanitary means unclean, what conditions do you think are unsanitary?


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  • www.immunisation.nhs.uk, click “About immunisation”

  • Why should we be immunised?

  • Why are some children not immunised?

  • When would we consider not immunising children?

  • When do babies start getting immunised? Why?


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  •  With your Paired partner...

  • What vaccines have you had? What choices did you make? Why?

  • Answer question’s on pg 285, use the textbook to help you.


What does riddor stand for

What does Riddor stand for?

  • RIDDOR


Homework

Homework:

  • Practice exam papers – Due in on Monday, marked for Wednesday.


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