Kan. Admin. Regs. § 26-43-207 - Infection control

Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 14, April 7, 2022

(a) The administrator or operator of each adult day care facility shall ensure the provision of a safe, sanitary, and comfortable environment for residents.
(b) Each administrator or operator shall ensure the development of policies and implementation of procedures to prevent the spread of infections. These policies and procedures shall include the following requirements:
(1) Using universal precautions to prevent the spread of blood-borne pathogens;
(2) techniques to ensure that hand hygiene meets professional health care standards;
(3) techniques to ensure that the laundering and handling of soiled and clean linens meet professional health care standards;
(4) providing sanitary conditions for food service;
(5) prohibiting any employee with a communicable disease or any infected skin lesions from coming in direct contact with any resident, any resident's food, or resident care equipment until the condition is no longer infectious; and
(6) providing orientation to new employees and employee in-service education at least annually on the control of infections in a health care setting.
(c) Each administrator or operator shall ensure the facility's compliance with the department's tuberculosis guidelines for adult care homes adopted by reference in K.A.R. 26-39-105.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 26-43-207
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 39-932; effective May 29, 2009.

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