Infection Control Consulting
We offer in office Infection Control services, we will travel to your facility and work with your staff to ensure compliance and safety.
We have several options for working with us online to ensure your Infection Control plan is up to date and that your facility is in compliance
InCo and Associates International, Inc.
InCo and Associates, an Infection Control Consulting firm formed in 1994, is owned by Linda L. Spaulding RN, BC, CIC. The owner holds a degree in nursing, is certified in Infection Control through the Association of Infection Control Practitioners (APIC) and holds a Certification in Medical/Surgical Nursing through the Accreditation Board of Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC).
InCo and Associates prides themselves in providing easily accessible, science-based infection prevention consultation and educational products. Services consist of on-site consultation, phone consultation and email consultation.
InCo and Associates has experience with consulting on many outbreak investigations involving Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus (VRE), Methlicillin Resistant Staphylococcus (MRSA), CRE, Hemodialysis, Norovirus, C. difficile, Influenza and Scabies. We have provided many presentations for the community and other healthcare facilities on various infection control topics. Consulting services are provided to hospitals, nursing homes, home care agencies, prisons and other local industries and community based groups.
As a healthcare consultant the CEO of InCo and Associates been interviewed numerous times on a local Honolulu TV station. As Past-President and Education Chairperson of the Hawaii Chapter of the Association of Infection Control Practitioners, she takes the opportunity to network with infection control practitioner worldwide. Her infection control experience includes both adult and pediatric infectious diseases. Remaining current in infection control is a priority of this firm. We communicate regularly with key individuals for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, GA., the State Health Department, and other infection control professionals worldwide, as well as attend mainland conferences to stay current with infection control diseases/practice changes.
Our mission is to design and implement infection control programs by promoting best practice standards for quality of care and patient safety in all areas of healthcare. Our knowledge is based on prevention and control measures that are scientifically based to provide quality programs. Each client patient population is unique and responds differently to preventive and therapeutic interventions; infection control practices must be individualized for each client to achieve maximum benefits of our services.
INFECTION PREVENTION CONSULTING
InCo and Associates provides numerous consultation services within the United States and Internationally. Some services provide include but are not limited to:
- On-site facility review, assessment and preparation for State, CMS, TJC, AAA survey visits.
- Facility inspection to identify opportunities for improvement
- Assistance with correction action plans post survey
- In-house or Internet training of facilities ICP
- Staff training in-house, by DVD, self teaching programs, Webinars
Types of Facilities to which consultation is offered:
- Nursing Homes
- Ambulatory Care Facilities
- Behavioral Health Facilities
- Home care and Hospice agencies
- Dental Offices
- Other area upon request