NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement
|Originally developed by:||Greenwich Hospital in association with IHI|
|Country of origin:||USA|
|Year of development:||Unknown|
|Last updated:||No information available|
|Next update:||No information available|
|Available in the following languages:||English|
Type of tool: tool for system change, tool for evaluation and feedback, tool for reminding staff in the workplace, tool for promotion of a safety culture
These data collection tools are used to monitor whether providers practice hand hygiene (i.e., use of alcohol sanitizer or soap and water to decontaminate hands) with patients in isolation. The Hand Hygiene Monitoring Tool may be used in conjunction with the Contact Precautions Monitoring Tool.
Those charged with monitoring compliance
Applicability (setting e.g. inpatient care, outpatient care, long term care etc.)
All healthcare environments
Information on how the tool has been applied/tested in practice
Widespread application in US following evaluation at Greenwich Hospital.