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Consulting

Hands-On Infection Control Consultants work closely with organisations to develop a individual system that suits your requirements.

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Education

Hands-On Infection Control offers a broad range of education and training programs in infection prevention, management and related areas.

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Immunisation

We can provide a safe and effective adult immunisation program in accordance with The Australian Immunisation Handbook and State/Territory requirements.

About Hands-On Infection Control

The goal of surveillance, prevention and management of infection is to improve client outcomes through the identification and reduction of risks of infections in clients, employees, visitors and the physical environment. Hands-On Infection Control aims to provide health care providers, other human service organisations and their clients with a service that offers quality and value, and meets the infection prevention and management needs as defined by the customer. The Hands-On Team possesses a philosophical belief in the importance and necessity of infection prevention and management principles and evidence-based practices that are of a multidisciplinary nature…

Our Team

We are a small team of health professionals dedicated to infection prevention and control. Our team includes Infection Control Consultants, Immunisation Nurses, and Administration support staff.

Professional Affiliations

Client Testimonials

Megan and her team at Hands-On Infection Control provide absolute peace of mind that you are always up to date with best practice infection control guidelines and practices in Aged Care. Megan provides a full suite of services to assist providers to meet all infection control requirements and is always readily available to guide you through complex issues as they arise. Megan’s professional skills and expertise together with her “can do” attitude and down to earth approach make it an absolute pleasure to do business with her.

Residential Aged Care

I have known Megan in a professional capacity for over 15 years providing consultancy and advice, development of policies and procedures and staff training and development. Feedback from our staff has always been very positive of Megan as facilitator of our training sessions. Megan has been a great support to us during this COVID 19 Breakout. We greatly recommend her services and expertise.

Community Aged Care

Meath Care (Inc) uses the following services of Hands-On Infection Control; staff training, consultancy and staff immunisation. We have always found their support to be professional, reliable and timely. The team provide us with up-to-date comprehensive information in relation to all aspects of infection control protocols.

Meath Care

Our Latest News

National Alert System for Critical Antimicrobial Resistances (CARAlert) Annual Report 2023 Released

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has released the 2023 CARAlert annual report, which provides analyses of data submitted to the National Alert System for Critical Antimicrobial Resistances (CARAlert). CARAlert collects information on priority organisms that are uncommon in Australia but have critical resistance to last-line antimicrobials (CARs). The report shows seasonal and geographic trends in CARs across acute and community settings as reported by laboratories that voluntarily participate in CARAlert. Key findings include: There was […]

Private Dental Practices Transition to the Primary and Community Healthcare Standards

From today, the National Safety and Quality Primary and Community Healthcare Standards (Primary and Community Healthcare Standards) will become the benchmark for accreditation assessments for private dental practices. A range of resources are available on the Commission’s website to support practices to prepare for accreditation to the Primary and Community Healthcare Standards, including: Fact sheets and advisories Mapping of the Primary and Community Healthcare Standards to the NSQHS Standards first edition Information on the accreditation process. A suite of useful […]

World Hand Hygiene Day Sunday 5 May 2024

World Hand Hygiene Day aims to maintain global promotion, visibility and sustainability of hand hygiene in health care and to bring people together in support of hand hygiene improvement around the world. On World Hand Hygiene Day the World Health Organization (WHO) encourages health and aged care workers to build and share their knowledge about hand hygiene and infection prevention and control.  Everyone can contribute by supporting implementation of the National Hand Hygiene Initiative in Australian health and aged care services. The […]

Hands-On Infection Control acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.