When being Obsessively Clean Saves Lives

One of The Caregiver’s Voice readers writes: A healthcare professional who is obsessively clean may just save your or your loved one’s life! Being meticulously clean can make a big difference between life and death. I read an article about caregiving services for seniors and wanted to know if there are acceptable standards of care. For example, I learned of a situation where a person who supervises caregivers for the elderly, permitted a coughing and sneezing caregiver to help an elderly client. The client ended up with pneumonia and it made me wonder who sets the standards. Please advise. […]