COVID 19 in Retirement Homes
Elimination: Isolating residents that have tested positive and monitoring the staff that go in and out of their room.
Substitution: No substitution.
Engineering Controls: Frequent high-touch area cleaning, HEPA filters, accessible hand hygiene, isolating positive residents.
Administrative Controls: Vaccination and swabbing policies for staff and visitors, screening questionnaire for anyone entering the building, and education sessions for staff.
PPE: Following PPE policies, training with PPE donning and doffing.