Did you know that the average load of dirty laundry contains 100 million E. coli bacteria? And, studies have found that more than 60 percent of washing machines are contaminated with fecal matter. Do these numbers surprise you? Check out our newest inservice addition to Just for CNAs: "Infection Control in Home Care" to find out how you can keep your clients safe from harmful bacteria.
This topic is filled with tips about common infection control challenges faced by home health aides... just like you. It also includes information on disinfecting surfaces, doing laundry, "sharps" disposal, household pests and food safety. You'll also find dozens of tips for keeping clients' homes as germ-free as possible.