An Integrated Hand Hygiene
Compliance and Skin Care
Compliance and Skin Care
Setting higher standards to prevent healthcare acquired infections
Achieving proven clinical outcomes against healthcare-associated infections
The DebMed® Programme integrates three key elements: Essential Products / Vital Information / Highest Standards to allow for a tailored hand hygiene compliance and skin care programme to be installed in to any healthcare environment. The programme ensures the right products are available where and when needed, enables hand hygiene and skin care best practice and will bring real sustainable health and financial benefits to hospitals, patients and staff.
DebMed® is a unique, integrated hand hygiene compliance and skin care programme that is customised to each healthcare environment. The DebMed® Programme is proven to increase hand hygiene compliance and reduce HCAIs like MRSA by 42%. In a breakthrough 3-year clinical study (2012 - 2015) at a large US academic medical centre, the DebMed® Programme was proven to: Improve hand hygiene compliance by 25.5%, reduce HCAIs like MRSA by 42% and result in overall cost savings of $434,0001.
Challenges & Best Practice
Healthcare Associated Infections
Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAIs) remain a persistent threat for patient safety, hospital reputation and the risk of financial repercussions and penalties.
About Hand Hygiene
A lack of hand hygiene compliance by healthcare staff continues to be a significant contributor to the spread of pathogens, resulting in HCAI’s.
Hand Hygiene Best Practice
Implementing best practice makes a significant difference in increasing compliance and reducing HCAI’s.
A complete range of hand hygiene and skin care products developed specifically for healthcare and safe for frequent use.
An electronic system proven to be an accurate and reliable method of measuring hand hygiene compliance following the WHO ‘5-Moments’.
Highest Standards of Behaviour
We support you to change staff behaviour and meet the highest standards of skin care.
News & Blog
KEEPING THE BUGS AT BAY18 Oct 2016 The spread of infections represents a serious risk for any care home. Rigorous hand hygiene is...
Deb InstantFOAM® Complete – The World’s 1st Fully Virucidal Foam Hand Sanitiser18 Oct 2016 Deb Group has launched Deb InstantFOAM® Complete, the world’s 1 st alcohol-based foam hand...
Hospital Reduces MRSA HCAI Rates by 42% with Electronic Hand Hygiene Measurement Based on the WHO Five Moments Standard18 Oct 2016 A first-of-its-kind study has been published in the American Journal of Infection Control. This...
Deb is partnering with the WHO ‘SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands’ Healthcare Campaign18 Oct 2016 Deb is proud to be partnering up with the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) ‘SAVE LIVES: Clean Your...
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Case Study5 Feb 2015 You've got to hand it to Leeds Case Study - Staff and patient inspired hand hygiene campaigns...
Deb Group Donates Hand Sanitizer for West Africa23 Oct 2014 Deb Group has donated more than 18,000 bottles of Deb InstantFoam hand sanitizer to the World...
Top 5 Hand Hygiene Articles in 2017 So Far...27 Jun 2017
We're half-way through 2017 which makes it the perfect time to re-visit some of the most popular hand hygiene and skin care articles of the year. We've taken the top 5 hand hygiene and...
74 Percent Believe Businesses Should Provide Sunscreen for their Employees20 Jun 2017
Skin cancer is by far the most common form of cancer and too much exposure to Ultraviolet (UV) radiation increases the risk of skin cancer. However, according to a 2016 survey Deb Group...
Cookbook Recipes Fail Food Safety13 Jun 2017
Admit it. As much as you love eating out, there is nothing quite like home cooking. Even in our hyper age of connectivity, nothing beats that old family recipe that brings...
Top 3 Sunscreen Myths Debunked6 Jun 2017
Did you know that skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the world? How about the fact that getting a painful sunburn, just once every two years, can triple your risk of...
My Hands Matter – SPEAKING OUT about Occupational Skin Disorders (OSDs)30 May 2017
Skin issues can be present in many professions from engineers and labourers to factory workers and printers. Work-related skin problems are not a new issue; they are something which is...
Avoiding Hand Sanitizer Ingestion in Children23 May 2017
Those who live with or work with young children are discussing a disturbing new trend of hand sanitizer consumption. A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report...