Quality & Performance

Infection Control

C Diff

2020 Number of Cases Rate
August 0 0
September 1 1.10
October 0 0
November 0 0
December 1 1.04

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

2020 Number of Cases Rate
August 1 0.97
September 3 3.29
October 0 0
November 0 0
December 0 0

VRE

2020 Number of Cases Rate
August 0 0
September 0 0
October 0 0
November 0 0
December 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