The purpose of this policy is to prevent or minimize the risk of infection in relation to the care and support we provide to our clients receiving services in their homes, our employees working in our client’s homes, and other persons at risk of infection during our care.
Identified Infection Risks:
- Transmission of contaminants via employee hands is an identified infection risk. Provincial Homecare has implemented a proper Hand Washing Technique that is reviewed by all staff.
- Potential for spread of disease through blood and/or other bodily fluids. Provincial Home will ensure that all NEW and Current staff have reviewed and understand the Universal Precautions Policy.