Hand hygiene remains the single most important intervention in the prevention of cross-infection in health care settings (ICN 1998). Hospital – acquired infections are a major threat to patients and place a great burden on national health services. According to Lusardi (2007), each occurrence of healthcare associated infection in the United Kingdom costs on average […]

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Hand Hygiene

Unit 1 introduces what Cleanliness Champions is giving insight into the programmes aims at protecting both patients and staff from Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI), HAI complicates recovery from illness and trauma, extends hospital stays, delays return to normal activity and increases stress on patients, families and carers (HAI Education 2010). As a cleanliness champion we […]

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Support Individuals to Meet Personal Care

1.1: Religious/cultural beliefs – some religions/cultures may not permit women/men to interact alone together – work commitments – impairments – hearing/visual – English as a second language – social anxiety/agoraphobia – family situation – young children can prevent or hinder communication – discomfort with the situation that communication takes place – discomfort about the topic […]

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Dental Hygiene

1) I heard about the Dental hygiene program at Northampton online, I did a mass search for Dental Hygiene schools is Pa, and thought that Northampton had everything I was looking for in a school. 2) I’ am interested in obtaining a dental hygiene degree, because it is a field that I have grown to […]

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Comparative Ananlysis on the Effectiveness of Commercial Hand Sanitizer

A hand sanitizer or hand antiseptic is a supplement or alternative to hand washingwith soap and water. Various preparations are available, including gel, foam, and liquid solutions. The active ingredient in hand sanitizers may be isopropanol, ethanol, n-propanol, or povidone-iodine. Inactive ingredients in alcohol rubs typically include a thickening agentsuch as polyacrylic acid for alcohol […]

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Level of knowledge on the importance of basic personal hygiene among the Grade 5 pupils of WNU

Personal hygiene has always been a part of a person’s daily activities but what is really the depth of an individual’s understanding of why personal hygiene should be practiced every day? One’s behavior towards practicing personal hygiene greatly aids in the prevention of diseases; thus, an optimal component to the well-being of people. More studies […]

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Informative Speech

The most common way germs are spread is by people hands. Germs are often harmless, but they can also cause illness such as respiratory infections, skin infections, eye infections, intestinal worms, SARS etc. Diarrheal and pneumonia kill two million children under 5 in developing countries, while people in the developed countries are not serious about […]

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Personal care

For this assignment I will use an example of how I work with a client Outcome 1 1.1 Every morning when I go to help L . with her morning routine I first of all ask her how she feels and what she wants us to do that day, whether she wants a wash or […]

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