Eastwood Manor Infection Control Inspection


Summary

Resident washroom(s) not maintained in a sanitary manner with the required supplies. Cleaning equipment shall be well maintained, clean and in good repair

Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:

  • Stomach and intestinal infections

Contact

Duty Officer
Public Health Inspector
905-980-6000 ext. 7590, toll free 1-888-505-6074
inspect@niagararegion.ca


Findings and Corrective Measures

A complaint was identified from a member of the public on July 4, 2019, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

An initial onsite investigation was conducted on July 5, 2019.

An investigation report was given to the premise / facility noting corrective measures. Information and education was provided.

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
Resident washroom(s) not maintained in a clean manner. Maintain resident washroom(s) in a clean manner. Sept. 12, 2019
Personal protective equipment not available.Provide personal protective equipment.Sept. 12, 2019
Written infection prevention and control policies were not available.Provide written infection prevention and control policies based on current best practices. Review and update on a regular basis. Sept. 12, 2019
Policy did not exist for cleaning and disinfecting blood and body fluids on equipment and surfaces. Provide a policy for cleaning and disinfecting blood and body fluids on equipment and surfaces based on current best practices. Review and update on a regular basis.Sept. 12, 2019
Surfaces contaminated with blood and body fluids not immediately cleaned and disinfected. Clean and disinfect surfaces contaminated with blood and body fluids immediately.July 30, 2019
Soap in a dispenser not provided in resident washroom(s).Provide soap in a dispenser at hand wash sink(s).July 15, 2019
Single-use paper towels not available in resident washroom(s).Install a hand wash sink in a convenient location.July 15, 2019
Reusable cleaning equipment not maintained in good repair.Maintain cleaning equipment in a good repair.July 15, 2019

Health Risks and Inspections

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.

For general updates regarding this investigation, continue to monitor this website.

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