Stillwater Treatment Centre Infection Control Inspection


Summary

High touch surfaces not cleaned and disinfected daily. Personal protective equipment not available. Written policies and procedures not available for infection prevention and control practices and occupational health and safety.

Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:

  • Respiratory 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 March 3, 2020, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

An initial onsite investigation was conducted on March 6, 2020.

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

Ongoing Issues

IssueCorrectionLast Updated
Written policies and procedures not available for infection prevention and control practices and occupational health and safety.Infection prevention and control and occupational health and safety policies to be based on the most current best practices available, reviewed and updated on a regular basis.May 5, 2020

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
Personal protective equipment not available.Personal protective equipment to be available.May 5, 2020
High touch surfaces not cleaned and disinfected daily.Clean and disinfect high touch surfaces daily. March 23, 2020

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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