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...
Tackling the rise of E. coli with effective hand hygiene14 May 2019
Clean care for all – it's in your hands7 May 2019
Each year, hundreds of millions of patients around the world are affected by healthcare associated infections (HCAIs). HCAIs are the most frequent adverse event in healthcare, with hand...
Champion Clean Care This World Hand Hygiene Day30 Apr 2019
Does your healthcare facility meet current infection prevention and control standards? If they’re not following the World Health Organization’s (WHO) “ My 5 Moments for Hand...
A handy guide for appropriate glove use23 Apr 2019
Within the healthcare industry, glove use has become a key aspect of ward culture and is considered to be an important control measure for protecting both patients and staff. Yet...
Highlighting good hand hygiene practice for Glove Awareness Week16 Apr 2019
Touchscreens vectors of infectious disease9 Apr 2019
From self-check-in, at airports to self-checkout at grocery stores, touch-screen technology is increasingly becoming an integral part of our daily lives. Touted as time saving and...