TIPS & FACT SHEETS for Your Use

The EPIC clinical team has developed a series of “Top Ten Survey Deficiency Tip Sheets” related to infection control issues impacting state surveys. This guide will provide you with examples of deficiencies cited and corrective actions/best practices to follow, along with resources to further explore. Issues with social distancing have been cited in multiple DHS surveys. There is clearly a surveyor focus on providing the required distance between residents in common dining areas, especially on dementia units. Here is the list: