Surfaces, finishes, and equipment not cleanable and needles used for injection not safety-engineered.
Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:
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A referral was made by on July 2, 2020, related to infection prevention and control concerns.
This infection prevention and control lapse involved a member of the regulatory college.
Orally corrective measures were discussed at the time of inspection.
An initial onsite investigation was conducted on July 10, 2020.
An investigation report was given to the premise / facility noting corrective measures. Information and education was provided.
|Surfaces, furnishings and equipment not cleanable.||Surfaces, furnishings and equipment to be cleanable.||Sept. 4, 2020|
|Needles for injection not safety-engineered.||Needles for injection to be safety-engineered.||Sept. 4, 2020|
|Clean medical supplies stored under sinks.||Clean medical supplies not to be stored under sinks.||Sept. 4, 2020|
|Education and training of infection control and reprocessing policies, procedures not provided or documented for all staff.||Education and training to be provided and documented on a regular basis.||Sept. 4, 2020|
|Written infection control and reprocessing policies and procedures were incomplete.||Infection control and reprocessing policies that are based on current best practices are available, reviewed and updated on a routine basis.||Sept. 4, 2020|
|Appropriate infection prevention and control signage not observed at the entrance of the setting and reception desk.||Appropriate infection prevention and control signage to be posted and visible at the entrance of the setting and reception desk.||Sept. 4, 2020|
|Medications not stored and prepared in a clean area, on a clean surface separate from other areas.||Store and prepare medications and supplies in a clean area, on a clean surface.||Sept. 4, 2020|
|Multidose vial not replaced with single dose vials where possible.||Replace multidose vial with single dose vials where possible.||Sept. 4, 2020|
|Multidose vials not labelled appropriately. Multidose vials not discarded according to the manufacturer’s instructions for use or within 28 days.||Label multidose vials immediately after opening. Discard multidose vials according to the Manufacturer’s instructions for use or within 28 days, whichever is shorter.||Sept. 4, 2020|
|Items not cleanable in the waiting area.||Items to be made of a cleanable material.||July 10, 2020|
In the event that a direct health risk is identified for clients who visited this establishment, Niagara Region Public Health will contact those at risk with advice around any medical follow-up.
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