Long Term Care Manual

DOCUMENT DATE
Influenza Outbreak Management - 2019-2020 Update September 2019
Management of Scabies March 2019
Antimicrobial Resistant Organisms (AROs) July 2018
Tuberculosis Prevention & Control in LTC Resource Guide July 2018
Immunization Administration for Residents in LTC: Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccines August 2017
General Outbreak Management Guidelines June 2017
Evidence Review and Recommendations; Appropriate Assessment and Treatment of UTI October 2016
Cimex Lectularis (Bed Bug) Operational Guideline October 2015
Cimex Lectularis (Bed Bug) Disease Specific Protocol October 2015
Enviromental Hygiene Operational Guideline October 2015
Pets and Pet Therapy Operational Guideline October 2015
Mumps Disease Specific Protocol October 2015
Varicella/Herpes Zoster Disease Specific Protocol October 2015
Introduction, Purpose, Approval and Contact List November 2014
Evidence Review and Recommendations for LTC; Urinary Catheter Change Frequency November 2014
Targeted Surveillance November 2014
Evidence Review and Recommendations for LTC; Jetted Tubs October 2014
Routine Practices January 2013

Section 1

Introduction

Purpose

Approval Process

PCH/LTC Site Contacts

Section 2 - empty

Section 3

Transmission of Microorganisms

  1. Direct Contact
  2. Indirect Contact
  3. Droplet
  4. Airborne
  5. Common Vehicle
  6. Vectorborne

Section 4 - Routine Practices

Routine Practices

Section 5 - Additional Precautions

Introduction

Implementation of Additional Precautions

Discontinuation of Additional Precautions

Airborne Precautions

  1. Introduction
  2. Indications for Airborne Precautions
  3. Accommodation
  4. Healthcare Workers
  5. Hand Hygiene
  6. Personal Protective Equipment
  7. Resident Transport
  8. Resident/Family/Visitors
  9. Visitors

Contact Precautions

  1. Introduction
  2. Indications for Contact Precautions
  3. Accommodation
  4. Hand Hygiene
  5. Personal Protective Equipment
  6. Resident Transport
  7. Equipment and Environment
  8. Residents/Family/Visitors

Airborne/Contact Precautions

  1. Introduction
  2. Indications for Airborne/Contact Precautions
  3. Healthcare Workers
  4. Hand Hygiene
  5. Personal Protective Equipment
  6. Resident Transport
  7. Equipment and Environment
  8. Resident/Family/Visitors

Droplet Precautions

  1. Introduction
  2. Indications for Droplet Precautions
  3. Accommodation
  4. Hand Hygiene
  5. Personal Protective Equipment
  6. Resident Transport
  7. Resident/Family/Visitors

Droplet/Contact Precautions

  1. Introduction
  2. Indications for Droplet/Contact Precautions
  3. Accommodation
  4. Hand Hygiene
  5. Personal Protective Equipment
  6. Resident Transport
  7. Equipment and Environment
  8. Resident/Family/Visitors

Appendices:

Airborne Precautions – Appendix 5A

Contact Precautions - Appendix 5B

Airborne/Contact Precautions - Appendix 5C

Droplet Precautions - Appendix 5D

Droplet/Contact Precautions - Appendix 5E

Resident & Family/Visitor Airborne Precautions Information Sheet – Appendix 5F

Resident & Family/Visitor Contact Precautions Information Sheet – Appendix 5G

Resident & Family/Visitor Airborne/Contact Precautions Information Sheet – Appendix 5H

Resident & Family/Visitor Droplet Precautions Information Sheet – Appendix 5I

Resident & Family/Visitor Droplet/Contact Precautions Information Sheet – Appendix 5J

Section 6

Regional Policies/Procedures and LTC Program Operational Directives/Guidelines

Section 7 - Specific Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations

Evidence Review and Recommendations for LTC: Appropriate Assessment and Treatment of UTI - October 2016

Evidence Review and Recommendations for LTC: Jetted Tubs - October 2014

Evidence Review and Recommendations for LTC: Topping Up - October 2014

Evidence Review and Recommendations for LTC: Urinary Cathether Change Frequency - November 2014

Infection Prevention & Control Management of Solution and Equipment for Wound Irrigation - March 20, 2006

Sharing of Personal Items - May 18, 2006

Replacement of 4% Chlorhexidine to 2% Chlorhexidine for hand antisepsis and cleansing - March 24, 2005.

Reuse of electrical razors for personal hygiene - January 20, 2005

String cords and call bells in patient care areas - December 2, 2004

Section 8

Management of Communicable Diseases in Personal Care Homes table

Section 9

Disease Specific Protocols

Section 10

Influenza Outbreak Management

Section 11

PCH Infection Prevention and Control Manual Influenza Pandemic Plan (Intranet access required)