Please help yourself to the following materials for you to use in your facility to promote hand hygiene They are available in Powerpoint documents and PDF. Use the PowerPoint document if you would like to add your organization’s logo.
Please click here to learn about Accreditation Canada’s Required Organizational Practices (ROPs). A Required Organizational Practice is a practice that organizations must have in place to enhance patient/client safety and minimize risk.
Tools and Resources from GOJO
Patient & Visitor Hand Hygiene Webinar presented by GOJO
"Promoting Patient and Visitor Hand Hygiene: A Win-Win Initiative"
This webinar will provide detailed information on why patient and visitor hand hygiene deserves your attention and what you can do to create a culture where proper hand hygiene is a standard practice by all audiences in your facility.
Hand Hygiene: The Role of the Patient
In the practice of infection control, there has been little debate on the value of healthcare workers (HCWs) cleaning their hands as an effort to decrease healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). This Whitepaper will examine the potential role of the patient in preventing the spread of HAIs.
Patient and visitor videos by GOJO:
Click here for more hand hygiene tools & resources from Safer Healthcare Now!.
Click here to take the Hand Hygiene Self Assessment.
Click here to order more materials to promote and improve hand hygiene in your organization.
We are pleased to announce that we have added free posters to our online store! The posters focus on hand hygiene, medication reconciliation and the importance of communication in healthcare. There is a limited supply, so visit our online store today before they are all gone.
Please note: Shipping and handling is not included.
The World Health Organization also has a number of great ideas on their website to help organizations improve their hand hygiene practices. Click here to learn more.