Niagara Supportive Living - Lakeside Terrace


Summary

Multiple resident toilets were found to be non-functional and not equipped with minimum sanitary requirements. Resident washrooms were not being cleaned and disinfected frequently enough to ensure they were maintained in a sanitary manner.

Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:

  • Stomach and intestinal 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 July 12, 2016, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

An initial onsite investigation was conducted on July 12, 2016.

Ongoing Issues

IssueCorrectionLast Updated
A verbal order, followed by a written order issued due to water damage and potential mould concerns within a resident roomThe resident room is to remain vacant until all subsequent issues in written order complied withSept. 25, 2017

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
A potential mould problem in a basement storage roomRemediate issue and repair wallNov. 29, 2016
Communal and private washrooms were observed to be in unsanitary conditionClean and disinfectant washroomsSept. 8, 2016
Communal resident toilets were found not properly functional and equippedRepair non-functional toilets and equip with minimum requirementsSept. 8, 2016
A pest problem in a resident roomRemediate pest control problem in resident roomSept. 8, 2016

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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