from BD: Nursing homes continue to be deficient in infection control and care

MaryGSykes.com

https://www.wcia.com/health/nursing-homes-cited-for-deficient-infection-control-prevention-programs/?fbclid=IwAR2SHhtNvYBssoAJRGH-6VDIUP3I6bC5PUuErw403HdBFQu-ZIl5Nf0lQeo

Yes, this was written by my son, he is a professional journalist, but I did not ask him to write this or anything else.  He has an employer who directs his activities.  But GOOD FOR HIM.  Well written.

Nursing homes cited for deficient infection control, prevention programs

HEALTH
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DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — If you saw a food service worker return to work without washing their hands after using the bathroom, you would probably think twice about returning to that restaurant.

At a nursing home, you might feel the same way if you noticed healthcare workers not washing their hands or using proper protective equipment before providing care.

According to state inspection reports submitted in 2019 to the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), maintaining proper hand hygiene practices and use of protective personnel equipment (PPE) was reported as an issue…

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