Please help yourself to the following materials for you to use in your facility to promote hand hygiene They are available in Powerpoint documents and PDF. Use the PowerPoint document if you would like to add your organization’s logo.
Please click here to learn about Accreditation Canada’s Required Organizational Practices (ROPs). A Required Organizational Practice is a practice that organizations must have in place to enhance patient/client safety and minimize risk.
Tools and Resources from GOJO
Hand Hygiene Webinar presented by GOJO
Promoting Patient and Visitor Hand Hygiene: A Win-Win Initiative
This webinar will provide detailed information on why patient and visitor hand hygiene deserves your attention and what you can do to create a culture where proper hand hygiene is a standard practice by all audiences in your facility.
Hand Hygiene videos by GOJO:
and resources from our partners
Accreditation Canada has a Leading Practices Database with nearly 1,000 practices recognized as being particularly innovative and effective in improving quality. Click here for to see the leading practices for hand hygiene.
Public Health Ontario (PHO) has a great set of hand hygiene resources for health care professionals including best practice guidelines, and videos, checklists and tools offered through the Just Clean Your Hands program. PHO also offers online training for hospitals and long-term care facilities in infection prevention and control.
Infection Prevention and Control Canada has several resources at your disposal. They can be found here: https://ipac-canada.org/hand-hygiene.php
The Public Health Agency of Canada has developed these resources for use in healthcare settings:
Health Canada has also developed these hand hygiene materials for the public:
The World Health Organization also has a number of great ideas on their website to help organizations improve their hand hygiene practices. Click here to learn more.