This teaching pack contains everything you need to explain when and why hands should be washed. These materials are designed to enable both adults and children of all ages and abilities to feel confident about hand hygiene and to empower them to ask care givers to use good hand hygiene. The pack is suitable for one to one or group sessions.
Teaching Notes: The pack includes teaching notes for guidance and can be used to suit whoever is being trained: Teaching Notes
Handouts and certificates: The handout contains 12 slides which have lots pictures and a certificate. You can use all of them or just a selection. The certificate can be given at the end of the course to show that hand hygiene has been successfully completed: Handout and Certificate
Stickers: These can be given after hand washing has been correctly carried out. They can be printed out using Avery E3613 labels: Stickers
Posters: These posters can be used in patient areas to raise awareness of hand hygiene: Hand Hygiene Posters
The pack content has been developed by Doneena Salmon, Community Learning Disabilities Nurse, The Onyx Centre, St. Catherine Hospital, Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust and Christine Tomes, Clinical Nurse Specialist - Infection Prevention and Control, Nursing & Quality Directorate, Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust, with financial assistance from schülke