March 2020

Cleaning Seating and Mobility Equipment Part One: Wheelchairs

Cleaning Seating and Mobility Equipment Part One: Wheelchairs
We are in strange times.  COVID-19 has become a global pandemic.  People are practicing social distancing to “flatten the curve”, or as I like to say, we are practicing physical distancing with social cohesion to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and to ease the strain on overburdened healthcare systems.  People are aware of the need for frequent hand-washing and the need for frequent cleaning of high contact surfaces.  As health care professionals, we have always been aware of the need to practice infection prevention and control in our practice settings.  Now is a good time to review best practices for cleaning and disinfecting seating and mobility equipment.

Posted on 2020-03-30


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