Community Health Services Manual

Community Health Services Infection Control Manual Stakeholder Consultation Process:

Community Initiated Document Stakeholders Consultation Record

Community Adaptation Stakeholders Consultation Record


Community Health Services Manual Revisions:

2016 2015
2014
2011
2010
December June

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

Purpose of the WRHA Infection Prevention and Control Manual and Approval Process

Chain of Infection

WRHA INFECTION PREVENTION and CONTROLPOLICIES & OPERATIONAL DIRECTIVES

Policies:

Operational Directives:

Pet Therapy and Pet Visitation in Community Health Services

Gels, Ultrasound and Medical in Community Health Services

Cleaning and Disinfection of Non-Critical Reusable Equipment/Items for Clients in Community Health Services

Construction Renovation and Maintenance in Community Health Services

Cleaning Blood and Body Fluid Spills in the Community Health Services

Nursing Foot Care Infection Prevention & Control Management in Community Health Services

ROUTINE PRACTICES in COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES

Preamble

Overview of Routine Practices Document

References

Principles of Routine Practices and Additional Precautions

ADDITIONAL PRECAUTIONS

1. Introduction

2. Clinic Settings

3. Community Settings

4. Home Settings

5. Enhanced Droplet Contact Precautions for Community Health Services

CLINICAL PRESENTATION / MICROORGANISM / INFECTIOUS DISEASE TABLE

Infectious Disease Table

SPECIFIC DISEASE PROTOCOLS

Pediculosis Protocol in WRHA Community Health Services Clients and Staff

Scabies Protocol in WRHA Community Health Services Clients and Staff

Cimax lectularius (Bed Bugs) Protocol in Clients and Staff Homes

Varicella Zoster Protocol in WRHA Community Health Services Clients and Staff

Pandemic Influenza

Mumps

Diarrhea

SPECIFIC INFECTION PREVENTION and CONTROL PRACTICES

         Community Health Services Infection Prevention & Control Communication Forms:

- Return of unused supplies

- Topping up bottles and reusing trigger spray nozzles

- Urinary catheter change frequency

- Home Air Safety

- Shared Reading Materials in Community Health Services Waiting Rooms

DEFINITIONS / GLOSSARY

Definitions

APPENDIX

Air Changes for Removal of Airborne Contaminants

Antibiotic Resistant Organisms (AROs) Fact Sheets for Health Care Workers:

Antibiotic Resistant Organisms (AROs) Fact Sheets for Client, Family & Visitors - Bilingual:

Fact Sheets for Clients Family and Visitors - Bilingual

Clostridium difficile Fact Sheet (C.diff)

IP&C BILLINGUAL RESOURCES

           IP&C Billingual Resources

ADDITIONAL INFECTION PREVENTION and CONTROL INFORMATION

REFERENCES

References