SCP: Multimodal intervention to increase hand hygiene compliance Specific tools that support HCOs in implementing multimodal interventions to increase hand hygiene compliance

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Specific implementation tools are for instance implementation guides, documentation and evaluation tools, posters, videos and the like, which support the implementation of multimodal interventions to increase hand hygiene compliance.

The identified key tools for this SCP were published by WHO:

A Guide to the Implementation of the WHO Multimodal Hand Hygiene Improvement Strategy.
WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care. First Global Patient Safety Challenge. Clean Care is Safer Care

Further tools by WHO on this topic can be found here.

The website of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement also provides free access (after registration) to hand hygiene tools in its Knowledge Center: http://www.ihi.org/explore/HAI

The site Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides health care workers and patients with a variety of resources including guidelines for providers, patient empowerment materials, the latest technological advances in hand hygiene adherence measurement, frequently asked questions, and links to promotional and educational tools published by the WHO, universities, and health departments: http://www.cdc.gov/handhygiene/

 

The following specific tools were submitted during the questioning of the PaSQ MS:

Name of the tool Type of tool
Clean hands saves lives: information for patients, visitors and residents leaflet Tool for information of patients and relatives
 

 

Hand Hygiene Monitoring Tool Contact Precautions Monitoring Tool

 

Tool for system change

Tool for evaluation and feedback

Tool for reminding staff in the workplace

Tool for promotion of a safety culture

Hand hygiene Observational audit tool 2011 v2.6 (excel document) Tool for evaluation and feedback
Hand hygiene posters Tool for information of patients and relatives
Hand Hygiene Strategy 2013 Tool for system change,

Tool for training and education

Tool for promotion of a safety culture

Hand hygiene video Tool for training and education
How To Guide Hand Hygiene Tool for system change
Important notice poster Tool for reminding staff in the workplace
Infection Prevention and Control Surveillance Profiles Tool for evaluation and feedback
Online Hand Hygiene Self-Assessment Framework Tool for evaluation and feedback
Patient Safety Toolbox Talks – Infection Prevention and Control Tool for reminding staff in the workplace

 

Here you can find submitted tools which don’t fulfil the inclusion criteria of Work Package 5:

Name of the tool Type of tool
Computer screen saver Tool for reminding staff in the workplace
“You are in good hands” Tool for system change

Tool for training and education

Tool for evaluation and feedback

Tool for reminding staff in the workplace

Tool for information of patients and relatives

“You’re in good hands” – campaign materials about hand hygiene for the control of Health Care Acquired Infections in (Flemish) residential care centers. Tool for system change

Tool for training and education

Tool for evaluation and feedback

Tool for reminding staff in the workplace

Tool for promotion of a safety culture

Tool for information of patients and relatives

CEN/EN 1500 Tool for training and education

Tool for evaluation and feedback

Tool for reminding staff in the workplace

Tool for promotion of a safety culture

Tool for information of patients and relatives

Hand hygiene and hand hygiene of surgery in the Hospital “dr.Stamen Iliev”, Montana, BG Tool for training and education

Tool for evaluation and feedback

Tool for reminding staff in the workplace

Tool for promotion of a safety culture

Tool for information of patients and relatives

Helping Hands Tool for promotion of a safety culture
Multimodal intervention to increase hand hygiene compliance Tool for training and education

Tool for evaluation and feedback

Tool for information of patients and relatives

Wash-hands Campaign Tool for promotion of a safety culture

 

Also have a look at the GENERIC TOOLS which provide further support on general aspects of the topic “Patient Safety and Quality of Care”.