Infection prevention and control (IPAC) January 2021

Long-Term Care Retirement Home Other
Labs, Testing & Screening PPE Other

Summary

  • MLTC guidance document to LTCHs for implementing IPAC programs in accordance with LTCH Act and current best practices.

Actions

  • Provides info including IPAC program goals, experience & knowledge required of LTCH IPAC lead home, components of the IPAC program, surveillance, outbreak management, legislation compliance, training/education, evaluation, routine practices, precautions, IPAC committee, hand hygiene, immunization and screening. IPAC leads to connect with IPAC hubs, local networks for expertise. Resources provided.

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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