COVID-19 Focused Inspection Initiative in Healthcare.
Occupational. March 2, 2022.
The impact of nursing home inspections to ensure the quality and safety of the service environment is lacking. Weaknesses in the process became more explicit as poor long-term care infection control was determined to be a contributor to the early spread of COVID amongst nursing home residents. This announcement outlines a targeted inspection initiative to assess whether organizations previously sited have made progress toward improving workforce safety.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration. March 2, 2022.