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...
5 Ways to Break the Chain of Infection16 Oct 2017
Viral and bacterial infections threaten the health and well-being of adults and children in every environment – from highly developed, industrial nations to struggling, third-...
How To Teach Hand Hygiene At School on Global Hand Washing Day10 Oct 2017
Each year on October 15th, over 200 million people in over 100 countries take part in celebrations to mark Global Handwashing Day. This year the theme is Our hands,...
5 Handy Hacks to Help You Survive Cold and Flu Season3 Oct 2017
Take out your sweaters and prepare for sniffles – cold and flu season is upon us. Starting in October and dragging out until May, the seasonal flu can hit at any time. In 2014-...
Hygiene - The Invisible Threat After Natural Disasters26 Sep 2017
Disasters happen all over the world. Different regions experience different kinds of disasters. Within the past month, the East Coast of the US, Caribbean, and Gulf of Mexico have...
Few Wash Hands Properly In Germy Schools19 Sep 2017
A new school year has kicked off across the world and the millions of students piling into classrooms every day aren’t just bringing in stories about their summer vacations, but...
The Psychology of Hand Hygiene12 Sep 2017
How can you incentivize a team of healthcare professionals to change longstanding behaviors? Motivations such as money, being observed, peer pressure, or other incentives might...