Urinary Infections UTIs in Care Facilities
Urinary Infections are most often preventable with proper hydration, toileting and monitoring by staff. Facilities need to assure that residents are given the best care practicable according to their care plan this including providing all necessary food, water and toileting as needed.
Here is Some Additional UTI Information
UTI Event Reporting – Center for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, Training Presentation – Produced by National Healthcare Safety Network.
UTI Event for Long-term Care Facilities, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC.
Nosocomial Infections What Geriatricians Should Know – American Geriatrics.
Candidiasis Yeast Infection Symptoms and Signs – emedicinehealth.com.
Catheter – CAUTI Infections
CAUTI Baseline Prevention Practices Assessment Tool – Center for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC.
CAUTI Tool Kit – Center for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC,
FAQs about Catheter-Associated Infections – Center for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC.
Indwelling (Foley) Catheter – Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System, University of Washington Rehabilitation Medicine.
Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection – Institute for Healthcare Improvement.
Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) – Health Care-Associated Infections (HAI), The Joint Commission.