The Recommendations laid out below were developed to help strengthen the infrastructure which is not in existence currently. The reports main stance is regarding prevention of Covid-19 within Irish nursing homes. Those recommendations all rely on an interconnection of other very important factors. For example safe staffing levels ties into terms and conditions of employment which tie into regulation and protection of certain titles, practices and tied all within these themes
The chain of infection. If we break one link we break the chain and stop the spread.
#Covid19 #infectioncontrol #breakingthelink #chainofinfection 👉Infectious agent is the pathogen (germ) that causes diseases
👉Reservoir includes places in the environment where the pathogen lives (this includes people, animals and insects, medical equipment, and soil and water)
👉Portal of exit is the way the infectious agent leaves the reservoir (through open wounds, aerosols, and splat