The Handwashing Healthcare Forum exists specifically for the Infection Prevention Professional and the patients they serve. The Forum is committed to lowering the risk of healthcare associated infections through best practices in hand and surface cleanliness. Becoming a member is easy. Review full membership details by opening the PDF at bottom of this page, then register now
for a free trial membership.
Core Plan: The Core Plan is for hospitals experiencing good results with their hand hygiene program. The Core Plan builds on existing success with best practice information, materials, training aids, in-session exercises, videos and the Take5™ program.
Core Plan fees: $1.00 per hospital bed.
Enhancement Options: Enhancement options are designed for hospitals interested in energizing a hand hygiene program that is not delivering the desired level of compliance.
1. Kick Start
: Will assess, develop and initiate a series of site specific actions to engage management and staff in a culture changing process. See Attachment, Appendix I
2. Certified Trainer: Certification includes the materials, manuals and equipment necessary to set proper standards for the quality of a hand wash and hand sanitizing and to train hospital staff to meet these standards. Certified Trainers also receive Take5™. See Attachment, Appendix II
3. Healthy Hand Clinic: This enhancement option is a paradigm shifter designed for direct contact professional staff at high risk for HAI contact or transmission. See Attachment, Appendix III