IC11 - Guidance for animals in the healthcare setting


Category
Infection prevention and control
Code
IC11
Issue No
5

Target Audience

All CWP staff

Purpose

It is recognised that animals, can provide therapeutic benefits to service users. This policy will ensure that animals that are brought onto CWP premises or are resident on CWP premises for therapeutic benefits are protected from harm. I addition any staff, visitors or patients who may have contact with visiting or resident animals are afforded the same protection.

Origin

Lead Executive
Director of Nursing, Therapies Patient Partnership

Author Details
Infection Prevention and Control Team
01244 397700


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

01 June 2020

Approval Meeting

Infection Prevention and Control Sub-Committee

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