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
Microbeads, Macro Problems22 May 2018
Plastic beads made of polyethylene – also known as microbeads – are used in different cosmetic products such as toothpaste and exfoliants, but also in some heavy duty hand...
Addressing the issue of glove usage within hospitals15 May 2018
Throughout 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...
NAOSH Week Hand Protection: PPE beyond Gloves8 May 2018
May 6 kicks off North American Occupational Safety & Health (NAOSH) Week. Launched in 1997, NAOSH Week was marked by an agreement between Canada, the United States and...
It’s in Our Hands: World Hand Hygiene Day is May 51 May 2018
Mark your calendars: On May 5, 2018, the World Health Organisation (WHO) will be raising awareness for hand hygiene. Since its inception in 2009, the WHO’s annual SAVE...
Fact vs. Fiction: Debunking Dispenser Myths24 Apr 2018
After you use the restroom – particularly in public facilities like schools, offices, gyms and airports – you are expected to go to the sink and wash your hands. Although the...
An asset tracking solution can lead to a new standard of hand hygiene17 Apr 2018
Patient safety is paramount, however, in the UK today, approximately 300,000 patients contract a healthcare associated infection (HCAI) whilst being...