Directive #5 for Hospitals within the meaning of the Public Hospitals Act and Long-Term Care Homes within the meaning of the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007

Hospital Long-Term Care Public Health Other
PPE

Summary

  • Replaces document from April 2020. Public hospitals and LTC homes directives for the use, assessment of supplies, and preservation of PPE. Also defines point of care risk assessment process related to PPE. 

Actions

  • All public hospitals and LTC homes must: engage in stewardship and conservation of PPE; continuously assess supply and notify government for any anticipated shortages; organizational risk assessment and point of care assessment must inform use of PPE; defines assessment criteria for use of types of PPE and masks 

DISCLAIMER: This document has been reviewed by Ontario Health West staff. While staff has provided its summary and interpretation of key action items, every health service provider remains responsible for ensuring their own understanding of the document and actions items, next steps and/or accountabilities outlined in the document.

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