Background

It is important to consider infection prevention when using the iPad, particularly if you are sharing this with other members of staff and with residents.

Steps to take

  1. Wash/disinfect your hands before and after using the iPad
  2. Avoid touching your face while using the iPad
  3. Clean the iPad regularly. You can wipe down the iPad once it’s in its case in line with your standard infection control procedures for surfaces.
  4. You must clean the iPad in line with your infection control procedures between each resident’s use of the tablet.

More help

There is more guidance on infection control during Covid-19 from Public Health England:

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