This concise course provides essential knowledge and practical training in infection control measures relevant to the settings of elderly homes. It is hoped that further knowledge and skill transfer to workers of the elderly homes can be made to foster the organizational culture of prevention and control of infections in their institutions.
Basic principles behind recommended infection prevention and control practices will be emphasized. Demonstrations and illustrations will be made to enhance understanding by the participants. Practical sessions are incorporated to reinforce infection control skills. Common issues of concern of infection prevention and control in the elderly homes will be discussed with learning enrichment by experience sharing.