Category: Aged Care
Preventing the Spread of Infection in Care Facilities
Infections can spread in any environment, however residents and clients in care facilities are more vulnerable to infections, due to a number of reasons including their age, current medications, weakened immune systems and chronic medical conditions. Clients in care centres share air, space, food and equipment, and as such, they also share organisms that can
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The Importance of Proper Cleaning in Aged-Care Facilities
Aged care facilities have a duty of care to ensure that the cleanliness and sanitation within their facility is maintained to the very highest of standards. Not only do proper cleaning practices and procedures reduce the risk of spreading infections and illness to the vulnerable elderly residents, it also helps to keep the staff who
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