The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) expects health care facilities to comply with the CMS conditions of participation and state licensing requirements to protect the health and safety of its patients. SNFs must have a water management plan, which includes a facility risk assessment and testing protocols, available for review. Facilities unable to demonstrate measures to minimize the risk of Legionnaires’ disease are out of compliance.
OSLT can assist in identifying where legionella couold grow and spread in the facilities water systems
OSLT can help develope and implement a water management program that considers ASHRE industry standards and the CDC toolkit
OSLT Specifies testing protocols and acceptable ranges for control measures
OSLT documents the results of testing, stores the records and gives corrective actions when control limits are not maintained
OSLT assures your facility has a good fact pattern documenting consistent use of best practices resulting in consistent control of legionella