Don't Let Your Long-Term Care Facility Be a Pathogen Breeding Ground
Create a Clean and Welcoming Environment for Residents
When potential residents and their families walk through your doors, the environment influences their decision to make your facility their short or long-term home. You can create a warm, welcoming facility that looks clean, smells clean and is clean.
Almost 25% of C. difficile infections start in nursing homes.
Source: Lessa, F. C., Mu, Y., Bamberg, W. M., Beldavs, Z. G., Dumyati, G. K., Dunn, J. R., … McDonald, L. C. (2015). Burden of Clostridium difficile Infection in the United States. The New England Journal of Medicine, 372(9), 825–834.
Taking Care of Residents Also Means Taking Care of Your Facility
A clean facility free of infectious pathogens is a driving force in preventing hospital readmissions and transfers. With CloroxPro’s portfolio of infection prevention solutions, products with quick contact times, low odor and broad surface compatibility are within reach. Allow us to become your partner in the effort to create a clean and comfortable home for your residents.
Resources for You
Long-Term Care and Nursing Home Facilities Guide to Prepare for a PandemicThis comprehensive guide provides information that long-term care and nursing home managers can take to help prevent the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19 for healthcare staff and patients. Learn more on ways to disinfect, clean, and prepare your facilities by following these steps. For the latest information on COVID-19 and variants, visit our CloroxPro COVID-19 Hub.Learn More
C. diff Prevention Tool Kit
C. diff Prevention Tool KitLearn about C. diff infection, the cost burden it can have on facilities, and strategies for preventing and combating this dangerous pathogen in the healthcare environment.Learn More
Infection Prevention in Long-Term Care: Focus on the Environment
Infection Prevention in Long-Term Care: Focus on the EnvironmentIn 2016, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS), rolled out a 3-year phase-in period for their revised regulations in long-term care settings. The revised regulations require more robust infection control programs. The phase in-period ended in November of 2019, with the expectation that facilities be in full-compliance. This webinar will provide a review of the revised regulations for infection control and why it is important. Participants will learn about: The epidemiologic important pathogens in the long-term setting, as well as emerging ones. The key steps needed to create an effective and successful environmental cleaning and disinfection program in the long-term care setting will be outlined, including risk assessment, needed policies and protocols, and staff education and competency. The properties of ideal disinfecting products. Several tools such as risk assessment, protocols and cleaning responsibility grids will be provided that the participant can use in their respective facilities.Learn More
Soft Surface Checklist
Soft Surface ChecklistSoft surfaces are often missing from cleaning routines in long term care facilities. This download includes a checklist of soft surfaces that should be incorporated into a facility's regular cleaning routine.Learn More