Employee engagement in the healthcare space can be improved through education, providing the necessary equipment for hand hygiene facilities and by addressing any behavioural challenges that may affect hand hygiene compliance.
Employers have various tools that they can use to help minimise business disruption, protect employee health and limit any negative impact on the community.
In addition to compliance strategies, it is important to incentivise with skin care programs, cleansing washroom products, hand sanitisers, moisturising creams as well as educational and audit support.
Here is an infographic that gives employers some tips on improving employee engagement towards hand hygiene and infection prevention strategies.
Don’t miss Misha Devchand, Infectious Diseases Antimicrobial Pharmacist at Austin Health who will be facilitating round-table discussions on at the Infection Prevention & Control Conference on Tuesday the 9th of April 2019 in Melbourne. Misha Devchand is an Infectious Diseases Antimicrobial Pharmacist from Austin Health
Misha will be speaking on:
- Preparing for accreditation
- How to build staff capability
- Medical equipment sterilisation
- Managing medical resources
- Antimicrobial stewardship for nurses