Active Care Agency will keep up to date with the latest public health and national Government information about the risk of corona virus in the UK. The infection control lead for the organisation will maintain close links with local health protection teams and will be responsible for circulating essential information to staff and, where necessary, to service users and their families. They will also update the organisation’s management team.
This organisation will comply fully with all existing infection control and prevention guidance, including:
- for England, the Health and Social Care Act 2008: Code of Practice on the Prevention and Control of Infections
- for Wales, the National Infection Control Manual (NICM), published by NHS Wales/Public Health Wales and other guidance from NHS Wales
- for Scotland, National Infection Prevention and Control Manual (NIPCM), published by Health Protection Scotland.