How Ultraviolet Light Kills Pathogens

Germicidal ultraviolet light (UV-C) is a proven technology that’s been used in commercial and medical applications for decades. The EPA2 describes UV water treatment as follows: “UV disinfection is an established technology supported by decades of fundamental and...

Study of UV Water Purification – Medical College Of Pennsylvania

Synopsis The Medical College of Pennsylvania studied UV Water Purification in a 340-litre hydrotherapy whirlpool tub equipped with a commercial UV water purification system. Twenty-seven separate experiments were conducted as follows: ​ 1. The tub was cleaned and...

Recommendations for Properly Cleaning Your Bathing Area

A clean bathing area is a safe bathing area. Long-term care facilities know the importance of a clean facility and the dangers that micro-organisms can pose to residents. Since the bathing area is a shared environment where bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens can...

Tips for Bathing People with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

At some point in your career as a caregiver in a long-term care facility, you will need to care for someone who has Alzheimer’s or dementia. Caring for someone who may phase in and out of cognitive understanding is probably one of the hardest things you will do...

The Importance of Documenting Resident Bathing

If it has not been charted, it has not been done. This adage has been drilled into the minds of healthcare workers and for good reason. So much of a healthcare facility’s reimbursement for services provided is directly linked to what is charted in the patient record....

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