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...
Protection For Outdoor Workers From Ultraviolet (UV) Rays25 Apr 2017
How can outdoor workers stay safe in the sun? Roofers, construction workers, gardeners; all spend the majority of their working day in the light of a silent threat to the health of...
Understanding Hand Hygiene Compliance In Healthcare Environments18 Apr 2017
In the UK today, the threat of healthcare associated infections (HCAI’s) is alarming, with approximately 300,000 patients contracting an illness whilst being treated in healthcare...
How Much Hand Soap Should You Use?11 Apr 2017
Washing with soap – not just water – is vital to proper hygiene. This is because while water is powerful at rinsing away dirt, it cannot easily remove soil or organisms that are attached...
The Skin Below The Glove4 Apr 2017
While gloves can be effective at improving overall occupational hand health, a comprehensive skin care programme is essential in guaranteeing healthy hands in the workplace...
The Germiest Places in Shopping Malls28 Mar 2017
Depending who you ask, going to the mall is either a positive experience or a negative one for many reasons. One reason you may not have considered is that with hundreds of people walking...
Politics and Pathogens : The Handshake21 Mar 2017
The handshake has been making global headlines yet again in the world of politics and reminding us all about the importance and challenges of this simple exchange. This week the press...