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Shoppers Drug Mart Infection Control Inspection


Summary

Client Treatment areas not cleaned and disinfected as often as required. Personal protective equipment not stored to protect against contamination. Furnishings not cleanable.

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 January 24, 2022, 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 January 27, 2022.

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

Ongoing Issues

IssueCorrectionLast Updated
Furnishings not cleanable.Furnishings to be cleanable.Jan. 31, 2022

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
Personal protective equipment not stored to protect against contamination.Store personal protective equipment to protect against contamination.Jan. 31, 2022
Client Treatment areas not cleaned and disinfected as often as required.Clean and disinfect client treatment areas as often as required.Jan. 27, 2022

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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