The CNA Tip of the Week is provided by healthcare professionals from State approved training schools and centers around the State of Georgia. These Tips should be used as part of your individual continuing education in healthcare-related items. They can be printed and signed for use as training documentation.
CNA TIP OF THE WEEK:
Infection Control Measures – More Home Care Guidelines
Protect Your Patient’s Home Environment
Last week’s tip addressed the cleaning procedures in infection control, including hand-washing, the laundry of a patient’s linens, and cleaning supplies. For CNA’s that are involved in home care, please note the following additional considerations to assure good infection control:
General Infection Control Tips
Know the Signs of Infection