Tip of the Week – Hand Hygiene


May 5, 2017 was Stop! Clean Your Hands Day. This is a day led by the Canadian Patient Safety Institute designed to bring healthcare providers and patients together for hand hygiene.

There are a number of tools and resources available on the Canadian Patient Safety Institute website to help educate you and your patients on the whens, whys and hows of proper hand hygiene.

The Government of Canada website has page dedicated to hand hygiene that provides additional information on what to do if running water is not available.