Infection Prevention and Control

 

Welcome to the Infection Prevention and Control resources area.

Resources are offered and deemed current at the time of posting. SASWH will review resources regularly and update as required.

We encourage you to check here often for the latest versions of resources offered to support Infection Prevent and Control.

SASWH Infection Control Consultants focus is on prevention, preparedness and planning regarding infection control practices for non SHA homes, specific for personal care, group & residential homes across Saskatchewan.

Available Support:

  • Infection control consultants will be available virtually (phone, email, video conference, etc.)
  • Should a home be deemed to be in outbreak by Public Health, SASWH IPAC consultants are available to provide virtual support to assist in the implementation of recommendations from Public Health.
  • To provide advice and support to home operators with the intention to address concerns and challenges with respect to infection prevention and control practices
  • Develop an Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) tool kit for home operators. Efforts will be to enlist and utilize best practice guidelines already established in the IPAC community of practice and provide education for

Limitations:

Positions in place for 2021 ending December 31, 2021.

Contact information:

Mary Anderson- 306-750-8310 mary.anderson@saswh.ca (main contact for the former regions of Cypress, Heartland, Saskatoon, Prairie North, Keewatin, Kelsey Trail, Mamawetan Churchill)

Kim Bourassa-306-584-3205 kim.bourassa@saswh.ca (main contact for the former regions of Five Hills, Sun Country, Sunrise, Regina, Prince Albert)