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
Mind boggling facts: Why do some men avoid handwashing?10 Jul 2018
Brace yourself. A study from Michigan State University reported that only 5.3 percent of men wash their hands for the CDC-recommended 15 seconds or more after using the restroom...
BADGE SYSTEMS VS. ELECTRONIC MONITORING3 Jul 2018
MP’s highlight limitations of badge-based systems – paving the way for group monitoring to help deliver a safer NHS In a recent Westminster debate, calls for improvements in hand...
5 Tips to Help Prevent Foodborne Illness this Summer26 Jun 2018
5 Tips to Help Prevent Foodborne Illness this Summer Summer is the season for long weekends, pool parties and beach days. One of the best parts of these summer...
Let’s bin bulk fill dispensers once and for all19 Jun 2018
According to the Department of Health, many care workers do not always decontaminate their hands when required or do not always use the correct techniques. As a result, care home...
Make UV protection a part of your PPE12 Jun 2018
Make UV protection a part of your PPE More than five outdoor workers are diagnosed with skin cancer every day, yet 90% of skin cancer deaths could have been...
A new guide to preventing OSDs through skin care best practice5 Jun 2018
More than 1 in 10 workers suffer from dermatitis – the symptoms of which are sore and inflamed skin on the hands, which can make routine manual tasks difficult....