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FREE Infection Control Consultation Ending Soon

Maine CDC has collaborated with APIC Consulting to offer complimentary services to Maine Nursing Homes, aimed at enhancing their readiness to prevent the transmission of emerging multi-drug resistant organisms. As this funding is limited, seize the opportunity now to prepare for the future. This consultation will offer valuable insights into areas for improvement, assistance in crafting action plans, and access to resources and educational support.
 
Top areas of improvement centers have experienced include:
  • MDRO Precautions
  • Early detection and management of residents at risk of MDRO
  • Written Policy, procedure, or protocol regarding CRE or CPO
  • Environmental Cleaning/disinfection
  • Objective quality monitoring/auditing for hand hygiene, environmental cleaning
  • Inter-facility communication/transfers
  • Antimicrobial stewardship plan, including surveillance data collection.
  • Program oversight.
  • IP Education and Training
To learn more about why this is such an import topic, click and watch this brief video.  
 
Then follow this link to learn more or to sign up for this free resource:  ME CDC - Facility Information — APIC Consulting Services, Inc. 

Feel free to reach out with questions to MECDC.HAI@maine.gov

Staff contact: mcarland@mehca.org