Hand hygiene – why, when & how?

The topic of hand hygiene is very much on our minds due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This short video from the Queensland Government emphasises the why, when & maybe most importantly the how of handwashing.

Hand hygiene - Protect ourselves against COVID-19

We should not underestimate the importance of hand hygiene & how it diminishes the spread of so many infections, not just COVID-19. Protecting ourselves, our loved ones, people we may care for & the broader community is something we should all take seriously, mainly when it is such a simple & effective measure.

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We know that the COVID-19 virus presents significant challenges and concerns for our clients and their families. InPlace Care have instigated many new operational actions to protect clients in the community.

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WHAT WE HAVE DONE

  • Keeping our Carer community up to date with regular updates and new clinical operational procedures relevant for the best protection of their clients and themselves
  • Refreshed our Training documents for Hand Hygiene to recognize the COVID-19 recommendations
  • Continued our administration services and functions by supporting staff to work remotely, as well as other options that best suit individual staff circumstances.

WHAT WE ARE DOING

  • Keeping the InPlace Care community up to date with clinical advice that best support good practice in the provision of Home Care services
  • Implementing measures to mitigate an outbreak, including measures around health, hygiene, and general wellbeing of the community.
    Continuing to plan for potential scenarios and impacts to ensure the safety of our clients and carers.

The Inplace Care worker visiting your home is taking the necessary measures to ensure you say safe.
This includes following advice from Australia’s Chief Medical Officer about when to use equipment such as masks, gloves, aprons or gowns, and protective eyewear.
Most importantly, look after yourself and keep safe.

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