COVID-19 training and national guidance


E-learning: Infection prevention and control

We have developed an Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) e-learning course on our e-learning pool.

This course can be used as an introduction to the subject or as a refresher to check your knowledge.

It is suitable for people working in a range of social care roles in the community, including (but not limited to) personal assistants, care staff, unpaid carers and volunteers.

For more information:

Email: IPC Project team 

If you have any difficulties accessing the e-learning, email: ASC Training 

Online training: Infection prevention and control

This 'Infection prevention and control' training has been developed by Sussex CCGs. It's aimed at people working in Sussex based community care homes, hospices, domiciliary care, and personal care assistants.

The training covers causes of infection, cleaning methods, waste disposal and infection control laws and policies.

It lasts 1.5 hours and there are several dates to choose from throughout the year.

Visit Eventbrite for more information and to choose and book your place.

Skills for Care training

Skills for Care has developed COVID-19 essential training. This is targeted and fully funded support for providers and personal assistants to meet the essential aspects of core and mandatory training.

Other training for adult social care providers

Adult social care providers can access non-COVID related training on our Adult Social Care training pages.

Government guidance

Care staff in all areas should review Coronavirus restrictions: What you can and cannot do.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): adult social care guidance brings together guidance published by the Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England and other relevant guidance.

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