i. St. Joseph's Villa - Hand Hygiene Observer and Promotion Program

Service Name: Hand Hygiene Observer and Promotion Program

When: Flexible timing within the month to suit your schedule.

Procedure/Description: Hand Hygiene visits needed to help continue to maintain the importance of hand hygiene within a resident/patient caregiver setting in the promotion of proper hand hygiene practices. Proper hand hygiene protects residents/patients and care providers by reducing the spread of infections and preventing deaths.

Training is provided to overview:

  • The Hand Hygiene Program including the moments when hand hygiene should occur,
  • The importance of Hand Hygiene in infection control,
  • Provision of direction as to how to make an observation and how to use the observation tool.