Tag Archives: care homes

Can care homes adopt new measures with enhanced risk assessments called for post-lockdown?

Adding additional portable hand washing facilities suggested A recent Government announcement stated that care home [...]

‘SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands’ campaign adopted by UK home care company

Hand washing at the “point of care” is crucial says WHO Home care providers in [...]

New care home guidance urges visitors to “wash their hands for 20 seconds”

Reminder that soap and water washing is the preferred cleaning method to sanitisers Fresh government [...]

Infection control in care homes

The need for hand wash basins with running water Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, care [...]

Handwashing “the most important part of personal hygiene” in care homes – report

Soap and water wash essential if hands are physically dirty A list of top ten [...]

Hand washing with soap and water “to best protect yourself from catching coronavirus”

Effective hand hygiene is vital – however the virus is spread Coughing, talking, sneezing or [...]

Reinforce hand hygiene measures in long term care facilities advises CDC

“Keep COVID-19 from entering your facility” As coronavirus cases continue to spread across the globe, [...]

Care homes – hand washing is the “single most important activity” for infection prevention

Why mobile hand wash units should be an integral part of any infection control policy [...]