glucometer /infection control - page 4
Have you all heard that this is a major issue this year with the DOH? We have 1 glucometer on each unit -6 finger sticks before breakfast and our trays arrive at 7:00. We now have glucometer wipoes that contain bleach. Our QI... Read More
- 0Jun 18, '10 by jkaeeQuote from michelle126I had to change our policy this year because of this. I can't remember where the article came from, but surveyors were citing facilities with an Immediate Jeopardy tag because glucometers weren't being clean in between residents.I'm in PA and we were told we need to wipe our glucometers down in between residents. We were given alcohol based wipes.
Does anyone have the actual regs or the place to find them?
Anyone have any product names that they use and want to share?
This was back in Feb., so I can't remember all the details. I'll look around and see what I can find.