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Acknowledgments

Peel Health would like to thank many people who contributed to the Take Control Prevent Infection, a Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Long–Term Care Homes.

Acknowledgements for the original 2003 version

Special thanks go to Liz van Horne, Peel Health's Infection Control Specialist, who wrote the Guide, and to Linda Smith, Director of Care at Peel Manor, one of Region of Peel's long-term care centres, for contributing to the content of the Guide.

Many thanks go to the staff at Environmental Health division and Communicable Disease division of Peel health for their contributions.  This guide could not have been developed without the feedback from many Infection Control Practitioners in long-term care facilities in Peel.

Other contributors to the Guide include Brenda Smith, Supervisor, Communicable Disease division, Grace Rylett, Director, Communicable Disease division, and Dr. Howard Shapiro, Associate Medical Officer of Health for the Region of Peel.

Finally thanks to Susan Zivkovic, Health Promotion Officer, Monica Ramundi, Team Clerk, Tatiana Golovanova, Public Affairs Associate, for formatting, editing and assembling the Guide and Lorraine Wright for designing it.

Acknowledgements for the 2008 version

Sincere thanks go to Ruth Collins and Risa Cashmore, Peel Health Infection Control Specialists for their dedication in updating and reviewing of the guide related to current best practice and evidence-based practice in infection prevention and control for long-term care.

Acknowledgements for the 2011 updates

Sincere thanks go to Ruth Collins, Debbie Valickis and Alexis Silverman, Peel Health Infection Control Specialists, Rosemary Basile, Public Health Inspector and Liz Haydu, Environmental Supervisor Support Programs- IPAC, for their dedication in updating and reviewing of the guide related to current best practice and evidence-based practice in infection prevention and control for long-term care.

Acknowledgements for the 2013 updates
Sincere thanks go to Ruth Collins, Debbie Valickis and Lindsay Gembicki, Peel Health Infection Control Specialists, Roxana Gruescu, Public Health Inspector and Liz Haydu, Environmental Supervisor Support Programs- IPAC, for their dedication in updating and reviewing of the guide related to current best practice and evidence-based practice in infection prevention and control for long-term care.

 


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