An Integrated Hand Hygiene
Compliance and Skin Care Programme
Compliance and Skin Care Programme
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...
Salmonella - What You Need To Know15 Aug 2017
“Stop hugging, snuggling, and kissing chickens”. Yes, you read that correctly. It is advice from the CDC directly in response to the U.S. outbreak of human Salmonellosis linked to...
How To Get Better Hand Hygiene For Care Homes8 Aug 2017
Hand hygiene in care homes is not always what it ought to be: evidence cited by the Department of Health suggests that many care workers do not always decontaminate their hands when...
Age Increases Your Risk of Foodborne Illness1 Aug 2017
PPE and Hand Hygiene25 Jul 2017
According to OSHA, the definition of PPE is “specialized clothing or equipment worn by an employee for protection against infectious materials,” but what if the manner of use of that...
The Dangers of Petting Zoos18 Jul 2017
Summer break is here and children are out of school and headed to camps or trips with their families. If one of your plans is to head to a petting zoo or anywhere around farm or...
73 Million Americans Did Not Wash Their Hands Today11 Jul 2017
“Just Do It” has become known as the last great slogan of our time. Intended to inspire with its sheer simplicity – it has motivated millions to get up and get active for...