Tag Archives: care homes

The importance of mobile hand wash units to care homes

Care homes must have an outbreak plan ready Residents have much in common in a [...]

Hand washing is essential says guidance as care home takes action against norovirus

Proactive deep clean by a Portstewart care home A care home based in Northern Ireland [...]

The “urgent threat” that makes hand washing essential in care homes

C. auris “thrives” in hospitals and lingers on surfaces in patient’s rooms It’s now around [...]

Hand washing the key for E. coli control – particularly in care homes

Soap and water vital in the battle against antibiotic resistance The spread of a “key [...]

Flu in care homes: hand washing with soap and water is essential for everyone

Deadly flu virus kills nursing home residents An Ayr care home was closed to further [...]

1 in 4 pensioners have superbugs on hands after a hospital stay

Patient hand washing is crucial in care homes The importance of effective hand washing is again to [...]

Care homes – hand hygiene is crucial for infection spread reduction

Staff should be trained in the use of soap and water say Department of health [...]