Community Cross Infection For People with CF

Community Cross Infection For People with CF

People with CF work hard to stay healthy, but their job is made harder when they encounter germs and sources of bacteria in many different places on a daily basis.

These guidelines aim to inform people about:
- understanding more about the risks of cross infection in the community
- how to assess the level of risk involved in any given situation
- how to confidently manage the challenge of frequent contact with other PWCF in their family or local community.

It demonstrates examples of situations in education, accommodation and transport which will be classified as ‘lower/green’ risk, ‘increasing/amber’ risk and ‘higher/red’ risk. It also reminds you about basic hygiene to use in every situation.