Hand hygiene is the single most important component of healthcare-associated infection prevention. The physical environment plays a key role in promoting hand hygiene. Effective hand hygiene strategies integrate environmental, personal, and organizational/operational elements.
This tool provides healthcare designers and professionals with ideas on how to address the issue of hand hygiene and infection control in facility design. Download the tool by clicking the purple bar above.
For additional considerations, refer to the full Infection Control: Hand Hygiene Issue Brief.
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