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While waiting for the vaccine cavalry, add to your army of disinfection tools

As we reexamine safety protocols to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in long-term care, one building system getting a closer look is ventilation. Some LTC facilities managers now realize that the air filtration systems in their buildings do not adequately remove pathogens.  Installed filters typically have a Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value, or MERV, of…

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The role of the nursing and housekeeping team

When it comes to protecting health in long-term care facilities, nurses and housekeepers really are a team. They must continuously work together to ensure the health and cleanliness of the facility. Their success will help prevent the spread of disease, a serious problem in any facility, but especially in one inhabited by older people.

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