This resource aims to provide care home managers with up to date information on the prevention and control of infection in care homes in Wales and comprises hyperlinks to the National Infection Prevention and Control Manual, All Wales-Specific Guidance and Policies and other relevant national guidance documents.
This resource aims to provide care home managers and care home staff with support to increase flu vaccination among staff and residents and advice for the managment of an outbreak. Please also see the Flu Vaccine Update Chart which will help monitor flu vaccine uptake in the care home.
The Welsh version of the guidance above is awaiting translation.
This guidance is for managing seasonal influenza or ‘flu’ within a healthcare setting and supersedes previous guidance including that was given for the 2009/10 H1N1 influenza pandemic and 2010/11 H1N1 ‘second wave’.