Our Hand Washing Steps



Hand hygiene is the most effective way we can prevent the spread of infection. It is our policy to follow the World Health Organization’s 5 moments for Hand Hygiene:

  1. Before touching a patient
  2. Before a clean or aseptic procedure
  3. After body fluid exposure risk
  4. After touching a patient
  5. After touching patient surroundings

We monitor this compliance through direct observations by the Infection Prevention Department and “Secret Shoppers.”

 Hand Washing Compliance


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