Clean hands saves lives: information for patients, visitors and residents leaflet

Contact information:

Sheila Donlon: Health Protection Surveillance Centre Ireland

Fidelma Fitzpatrick: Clinical lead prevention of HCAI and AMR

ireland@pasq.eu

Originally developed by:

Clinical programme for the prvention of HCAI and AMR and Health Protection Surveillance Centre

Country of origin:

Ireland

Year of development:

2011

Last updated:

Yes

Next update:

No

Available in the following languages:

English

Type of tool: tool for information of patients and relatives

http://www.hpsc.ie/hpsc/A-Z/Gastroenteric/Handwashing/Factsheets/File,12597,en.pdf

Short description

This is an information leaflet for patients, visitors or residents of healthcare facilities, promoting the importance of hand hygiene.

Target audience

Patients, visitors and residents of healthcare facilities

Applicability (setting e.g. inpatient care, outpatient care, long term care etc.)

All areas where healthcare is delivered

Information on how the tool has been applied/tested in practice

The leaflet is provided to facilities to use as a resource. No evaluation has been undertaken.

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