Education and Practice of Hand Hygiene Techniques
€35.00 (ex VAT)
Implementing the requirements detailed in this procedure, the residential home ensures the recognition that hand hygiene (hand washing) is critical in the prevention of healthcare-associated infection by reducing the incidence of cross-infection. The residential home promotes high standards of hand hygiene among residents, staff and visitors (HIQA, 2016).
This policy was recently updated to incorporate ‘Public Health & Infection Prevention & Control Guidelines on the Prevention and Management of Cases and Outbreaks of COVID-19, Influenza & other Respiratory Infections in Residential Care Facilities V1.5 16.05.2022’ and ‘Infection Control Guiding Principles for Buildings Acute Hospitals and Community Settings Version 6 May 2022’ and ‘Community Infection Prevention and Control Manual: A practical guide to implementing Standard and Transmission-Based Precautions in Community Health and Social Care Settings’.
Last updated 30/06/2022.
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Policies are updated regularly in line with Regulation and Best Practice. Updates will require the consumer to repurchase the documents.
This Policy and Procedure is in line with HIQA National Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland and the Joint Commission International (JCI) Accreditation Standards for Long Term Care and evidence based best practice.
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