History may come to see COVID-19 as the seminal event shaping infection control practices in healthcare. While the pandemic, so far, has spotlighted the ineffectiveness of current processes to assess, plan and manage infection control risks, there is also a bright side. The urgent need to keep residents, staff and visitors safe has inspired long-overdue innovation in proactively managing all infection control risks at nursing homes and other care sites.
CareSafely CEO Raj Shah discusses the role of technology in helping seniors and employees stay safe at skilled nursing and senior living facilities. Raj discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the daily lives of seniors and their caregivers and how digital technologies can improve safety and infection control programs.