Dr. Parminder Brar Infection Control Inspection


Summary

Hand sanitizer/soap not available at point of care. Equipment that only touches intact skin not cleaned and disinfected between uses. Equipment not used according to manufacturer instructions for use.

Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:

  • Skin / soft tissue infections

Contact

Public Health Nurse
Public Health Nurse
905-980-6000 ext. 7330, toll free 1-888-505-6074
id@niagararegion.ca


Findings and Corrective Measures

A complaint was identified from a member of the public on June 26, 2020, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

This infection prevention and control lapse involved a member of the regulatory college.

Orally corrective measures were discussed at the time of inspection.

An initial onsite investigation was conducted on June 30, 2020.

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

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
Equipment not used according to manufacturer instructions for use. ORDER has been issued to ensure compliance.Follow manufacturer’s instructions for use including expiry dates.Sept. 14, 2020
Hand sanitizer and/or soap not available at point of care.Provide hand sanitizer and/or soap at point of care.July 27, 2020
Equipment/instruments that only touch the skin not cleaned and disinfected between uses.Clean and disinfect equipment/instruments that come into contact with the client’s skin between uses.July 27, 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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