Comprehensive Health Clinic 2021 Infection Control Inspection
125 Welland Avenue
Sterile equipment/devices not stored in packaging appropriately. Equipment/instruments are not cleaned and disinfected between uses and are not stored appropriately. Appropriate hand sanitizer not available/accessible at point of care.
Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:
- Blood-borne infections
- Skin / soft tissue infections
Public Health Inspector
905-980-6000 ext. 7590, toll free 1-888-505-6074
Findings and Corrective Measures
A complaint was identified from a member of the public on October 7, 2021, related to infection prevention and control concerns.
An initial onsite investigation was conducted on October 13, 2021.
An investigation report was given to the premise / facility noting corrective measures. Information and education was provided.
|IPAC and Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures are not followed by all staff.||Infection control policies to be followed by all staff.||Feb. 22, 2022|
|Sterile equipment/devices not stored in packaging appropriately.||Store sterile equipment/devices in packaging appropriately.||Oct. 22, 2021|
|Equipment/instruments are not cleaned and disinfected between uses and are not stored appropriately.||Clean and disinfect equipment/instruments between uses and store appropriately.||Oct. 22, 2021|
|Client treatment areas not cleaned and disinfected appropriately.||Clean and disinfect client treatment areas as appropriate.||Oct. 22, 2021|
|Suraces not cleanable.||Surfaces to be cleanable.||Oct. 22, 2021|
|Staff attendance at education and training sessions not recorded.||There is to be a process for recording staff attendance at education and training sessions.||Oct. 22, 2021|
|Appropriate hand sanitizer not available/accessible at point of care. Client/staff washroom did not have hot running water or accessible paper towel.||Appropriate hand sanitizer to be available/accessible at point of care. Hot/cold running water and paper towel to be available in client/staff washroom.||Oct. 13, 2021|
|Hand sanitizer refilled.||Hand sanitizer not to be refilled.||Oct. 13, 2021|
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.