Infection Prevention, Early Detection and Control” webinar Oct. 19 

Infection Prevention, Early Detection and Control” webinar Oct. 19

Parker Health Group, Inc. shares its approach to infection control  

and how COVID changed the organization’s work 

 

Trenton, NJ (Oct. 15, 2021) – COVID-19 forced aging services organizations into an infection control battle as they waged a war against the pandemic. What have been some of the greatest challenges to keeping older adults — and those who care for them — safe, and facilities sanitized?

 

The next webinar in NJAAW’s Parker Health Group, Inc.-sponsored series takes an in-depth look at Parker’s own approach to infection control and how COVID changed the organization’s work at its six NJ care communities for older adults.

 

“Infection Prevention, Early Detection and Control” takes place on Tuesday, Oct. 19,  at 2 p.m. ET. Speaking will be Parker’s Chief Clinical Officer, Carolyn Bachonski; Corporate Infection Control Specialist, Bharathi Honnurappa, and Director of Technology Innovation, Judy Collett-Miller. Register here.

 

The Parker panel will cover such topics as policies, processes and protocols; environmental issues; building modifications; air handling systems; infection control; organization structure; communication and reporting. Other areas include using technology to support infection control, ATP (adenosine triphosphate) cleaning verification, temperature screening kiosks, BioVigil Hand Hygiene, using data to drive utilization, impact on staff, and insights and challenges.

 

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About Parker Health Group, Inc. 

Parker Health Group, Inc. is a nonprofit, New Jersey-based aging services organization with over 114 years’ experience that is committed to empowering older Americans. Since 1907, Parker has been challenging, changing and expanding the idea of what it means to grow older in America and how all of us can make aging part of life. 

 

About NJAAW

NJ Advocates for Aging Well (NJAAW), formerly NJ Foundation for Aging, has been at the forefront of revolutionizing the aging experience since 1998. It is the only statewide nonprofit focused solely on providing leadership in public policy and education to enable older adults to live with independence and dignity in their communities. NJAAW’s social action issues include senior housing and hunger, elder economic security, older workers and transportation. The award-winning Aging Insights, a monthly topical TV program produced by NJAAW, connects caregivers, older adults and their families to community-based services and resources. The show is available on NJAAW’s website at njaaw.org, YouTube channel at youtube.com/c/njadvocatesforagingwell and more than 70 public-access stations across NJ (check local listings for channels and times). NJAAW also presents educational forums and an Annual Conference offering development opportunities and best practices for professionals entrusted with caring for aging adults.

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