Ivy's Nails & Spa Infection Control Inspection


Summary

Facility did not discard single-use equipment/instrument(s) immediately following each client use. Area where equipment/ instrument(s) are cleaned and disinfected not designed to prevent contamination.

Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:

  • Blood-borne infections
  • Skin / soft tissue 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 December 23, 2019, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

An initial onsite investigation was conducted on December 23, 2019.

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

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
Approved sharps container(s) not conveniently located where client services provided. Approved sharps container(s) needs to be accessible where client services provided.Jan. 8, 2020
Hand hygiene not observed before/while/after delivering client services. Staff must perform hand hygiene /before and after delivering client services.Dec. 30, 2019
Appropriate storage for equipment/ instrument(s) not provided.Provide appropriate storage for equipment/instrument(s).Dec. 30, 2019
Area where equipment/ instrument(s) are cleaned and disinfected not designed to prevent contamination.Area where equipment/ instrument(s) are cleaned and disinfected constructed in a way to prevent contamination.Dec. 30, 2019
Facility did not discard single-use equipment/instrument(s) immediately following each client use.Do not reuse single-use equipment/instrument(s) on clients.Dec. 30, 2019
Facility did not discard single-use equipment/instrument(s) immediately following each client use.Discard single-use equipment/ instrument(s) immediately following each client use.Dec. 30, 2019
Client name and contact information not recorded prior to receiving service(s).Record the client name and contact information before providing service(s).Dec. 30, 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.

Routine health inspection results for this establishment.

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