Hand Hygiene Monitoring Tool and Contact Precautions Monitoring Tool

Contact information:

NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement
UK
Lynne Caley
unitedkingdom@pasq.eu

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

Greenwich Hospital Hand Hygiene Monitoring Tool.pdf
Greenwich Hospital Contact Precautions Monitoring Tool.pdf

Short description

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.

Target audience

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.

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