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 BAY18/10/2016 - 13:07 The spread of infections represents a serious risk for any care home. Rigorous hand hygiene is...
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Case Study05/02/2015 - 09:49 You've got to hand it to Leeds Case Study - Staff and patient inspired hand hygiene campaigns...
Show Your Hands Devotion – Use Lotion12 Mar 2019
When treating sick patients, you wear a gown, gloves and a mask. You follow the World Health Organization’s My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene and you’re careful to sanitize after...
Breaking the Chain of Infection5 Mar 2019
There are many different germs that threaten the health and well-being of adults and children inside and outside of the healthcare setting. Germs spread in many way ways from...
Tackling the rise of ‘superbugs’ with effective hand hygiene26 Feb 2019
How Safe Are Our Hands?19 Feb 2019
When people think of hospitals, the words ‘clean’ or ‘sterile’ often come to mind, but according to research, words like ‘pathogens’ and ‘superbugs’ would...
Improving Hand Hygiene Compliance in Food Service12 Feb 2019
Viruses, bacteria, and parasites are commonly transmitted to food by way of improperly washed hands. Approximately 97% of foodborne illness in the U.S. can...
Ready to Tackle Cold and Flu Season?5 Feb 2019
The world would like to think that hospital staff never contracts an illness, and rather than spreading germs, display wellness 24/7. However, that is simply “snot...