Quality & Performance

Infection Control

MRSA

Month # of new Cases Rate
August 0 0
September 0 0

VRE

Month # of New Cases Rate
August 0 0
September 0 0

Cdiff

Month # of New Cases Rate
August 0 0
September 2 2.37

Hand Hygiene Compliance Q2 July, August, September

Moment #1 85.2%
Moment #4 90%

C Diff

2021 Number of Cases Rate
January 2 2.47
February 0 0
March 1 1.01
April 0 0
May 0 0
June 0 0
July 1 1.17

Please check our web site  under C Difficile to see how this rate is calculated.

You can also get additional information at www.ontario.ca/patientsafety.

MRSA

2021 Number of Cases Rate
January 1 1.23
February 0 0
March 0 0
April 1 1.54
May 0 0
June 1 1.30
July 0 0

VRE

2021 Number of Cases Rate
January 0 0
February 0 0
March 0 0
April 0 0
May 0 0
June 0 0
July 0 0

Hand Hygiene

2020 June to December
Moment #1 Before initial patient/patient environment contact 70.31%
Moment #2 After patient/patient environment contact 80.37%

4 Moments for Hand Hygiene

Examples of the each of the 4 Moments

Moment 1: Before touching patient’s bed

Moment 2: Before changing dressing

Moment 3: After emptying patient’s catheter

Moment 4: After hanging patients’ IV medication

Remember you can move through several of these moments during one patient interaction

Why is Hand Hygiene Important?

  • Prevents transmission of organisms
  • Protects staff, patients and visitors
  • Decreases the number of healthcare associated infections