ICARE Lessons & Resources

The ICARE lessons and resources provided below can help you move through the three steps of the ICARE program: education, engagement, and empowerment. These small, progressive steps create a nursing home community where resident-centered infection prevention is the goal, balancing infection control with resident rights in a collaborative, empowered community.

ICARE: Education

ICARE: Engagement

The information sheets below provide more information regarding nursing community personnel who are key to providing high quality care, including infection prevention and control.

The PowerPoint files below contain everything needed to teach each of the ICARE lessons including slides with scripts and informational resources.

These files are made available to help long-term care ombudsmen, other nursing home advocates, and nursing home staff present ICARE lessons at council meetings or staff training events.

ICARE: Empowerment

The information sheets below provide details regarding the ICARE program and how it can be used by ombudsmen and other advocates.