When you choose Medical Audits technology systems you will triple your auditing capacity, drive improvements in compliance and provide safer, better patient care
Medical Audits provide advice, support, training, consultancy and auditing services to Acute hospitals, Nursing homes, Hospices, Residential care settings and other Healthcare providers so they can continue to provide and maintain a safe environment for their clients and residents during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Robust leadership in infection prevention and control is essential for effective decision-making, efficient use of resources and ensuring the provision of high quality, safe, effecitve, person-centred care (HIS, 2015)
Every year over 300,000 patients in England acquire a healthcare associated infection whilstin hospital. These infections cost the NHS more than £1 billion a year
Medical Audits have the knowledge and skills to provide key services including Infection Prevention and COVID-19 training and HIQA Infection Prevention standards audits to Nursing Home, Care home and healthcare providers
so they can do all in their power to reduce risks of spread of infections.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) developed a multi modal strategy in 2009 – designed to assist hospitals and other healthcare organisations improve compliance with the 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene.
✔ System Change
✔ Reminders in the Work Place
✔ Training and Education
✔ Audit with Feedback
✔ Institutional Safety Climate
This multi modal strategy has been PROVEN to improve compliance with the 5 moments for hand hygiene in hospitals across the world.
The literature is bulging with research papers and studies demonstrating the effectiveness of the 5 step multi modal hand hygiene strategy:
The World Health Organisation have developed multiple tools and documents to assist organisations in firstly assessing their current status in relation to the multi modal strategy and secondly providing advice on a step by step approach to successful implementation and improved hand hygiene compliance rates..
Observational audit is the gold standard for auditing hand hygiene compliance (WHO, 2011).
Medical Audits Hand Hygiene Audit Tool has been specifically designed for observational audit of hand hygiene compliance. Our mobile auditing system has been specifically designed to help auditors provide real-time feedback during audits, a key component of the WHO Multi Modal Strategy.
The hand hygiene audits have an embedded hand hygiene training and education system to assist with training healthcare workers in the 5 moments at the point of care.
The combination of training and education in hand hygiene and hand hygiene audit with feedback further support the WHO multi modal strategy.
Our Hand Hygiene Audit tools have been developed in liaison with Infection Prevention Specialists to support the implementation of this Multi Modal Strategy.
Our mobile, paperless hand hygiene audit tool is compatible with the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) 5 moments audit tool and results can be benchmarked with any other healthcare facility in any other country that is using hand hygiene audit tools based on the WHO 5 moments audit tool.