Our IPAC Services
At Infection Shield, we offer a comprehensive suite of Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) services designed to meet the unique needs of your organization. Our services are tailored to provide effective solutions for both healthcare and non-healthcare sectors.
Here’s a detailed look at the services we offer:
- Independent Infection Control Reviews: We provide an unbiased assessment of your current infection control practices, identifying areas of strength and areas that need improvement.
- Program Review and Development: Our team works with your organization to review existing infection control programs or develop new ones, ensuring they are up-to-date and effective.
- Program and Practice Audits: We conduct thorough audits of your infection control programs and practices to ensure they are being implemented correctly and are achieving the desired results.
- Consultative Services: Our certified consultants provide expert advice and guidance on all aspects of infection prevention and control.
- Healthcare-Acquired Infection Surveillance: We monitor and track healthcare-acquired infections, providing valuable data that can be used to improve infection control practices.
The Financial Impact of Healthcare-Associated Infections
Kamyab Ghatan is a National Infection Prevention and Control Consultant and is the President of Infection Shield Consulting in the Greater Toronto Area. He is an alumnus of Windsor University School of Medicine with a Medical Doctor Degree and B.Sc. (Hons.) Degree with a specialization in Neuroscience, Biology, and Psychology from the University of Toronto in 2005. Kamyab has always been passionate about medicine and appreciates the notion of working for in the field of Infection Prevention and Control. He drives his greatest source of inspiration from helping people reinforce themselves with the knowledge and awareness needed to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Kamyab is driven by the desire to save lives and serves with an aim to curtail the rising morbidity and mortality rates in the community due to preventable infections.
The Cost of Healthcare-Associated Infections
How IPAC Services Can Help Reduce These Costs
Our Commitment to Education and Training
Overview of Infection Shield's Education and Training Services
How These Services Enhance Infection Prevention and Control Practices
Why Choose an Infection Shield?
The Unique Value Proposition of Infection Shield
How Our Services Stand Out from the Competition
The Role of IPAC in Different Sectors
How IPAC Services are Implemented in Different Sectors
The implementation of IPAC services varies depending on the nature of the sector. Here’s how IPAC services are typically implemented in different sectors:
- Healthcare: In healthcare facilities, IPAC services focus on preventing healthcare-associated infections and implementing IPAC best practices. This includes surveillance of infections, outbreak management, and the development and implementation of infection control policies and procedures.
- Education: In schools and daycares, IPAC services may include the development of policies for hand hygiene, cleaning and disinfection, and management of infectious diseases.
- Business: In businesses and offices, IPAC services can help create a healthy work environment by providing guidance on cleaning and disinfection, respiratory etiquette, and hand hygiene.
Construction & Renovation: In the construction and renovation of healthcare facilities, IPAC services can provide guidance on infection control during construction or renovation, to prevent the introduction of infections into the new facility.
The Benefits of IPAC Services in Each Sector
Regardless of the sector, the benefits of IPAC services are clear:
- Reduced Infection Rates: By implementing effective infection control measures, organizations can significantly reduce the incidence of infections.
- Improved Safety: IPAC services help create a safer environment for everyone, including employees, customers, students, and patients.
- Compliance with Regulations: Many sectors have regulations related to infection control. IPAC services can help organizations comply with these regulations.
- Financial Savings: By preventing infections, organizations can avoid the costs associated with treatment and lost productivity.
At Infection Shield, we understand the unique needs of different sectors and offer tailored IPAC services to meet these needs. Trust in our expertise and let us help you create a safer, healthier environment.