Protect Your Healthcare Facility Against The Rise of "Superbugs"
In recent years hospitals have recognised the importance and the role of the immediate clinical environment in the potential transmission of nosocomial pathogens. Whilst the aesthetic appearance in cleanliness of the hospital is important to both patients and visitors it also needs to be microbiologically clean. Issues with the increase in antibiotic resistant bacteria and organisms such as PVL MRSA can also impair our own immune defence. Viruses such as Norovirus are also a constant problem in many Trusts.
Routine cleaning in a hospital usually occurs once a day and can be carried out using microfiber or disposable cloths with either a neutral detergent or oxidising agents such as hypochlorite, which can damage surfaces and be associated with health and safety concerns. After a patient has had an infection the room is generally subjected to high level disinfection with hypochlorite or HPV (Hydrogen Peroxide Vapour) technology.
In a hospital there are many and varied areas such as wards, theatre’s, augmented facilities where patients are immuno-suppressed, A&E departments and many more where cross-contamination/infection can occur with harmful and resistant pathogens. Therefore the hospital’s infection prevention policy puts cleaning and disinfection in a high risk category in the part the process plays as an intervention in HCAI. Liquid Health products can be used to clean and protect clinical areas.
“Cleaning alone does not kill potentially harmful microorganisms such as Norovirus the “winter vomiting” virus, which can strike at any time.”
When surfaces are cleaned or even disinfected they become re-contaminated from the environment via people and the air. This can be in as short a time frame as 2 hours depending on the clinical area and the activity. High risk areas such as operating theatre’s and isolation rooms have filtered air change ventilation systems to mitigate this.
Liquid Health's advanced technology contains a range of liquid, non-toxic products that not only clean and disinfect but also leaves an invisible antimicrobial layer that carries on killing harmful pathogens for days after application, overcoming the problem with re-contamination.
Using Liquid Health will provide your patients, visitors and staff with “peace of mind” that your healthcare facility is not just visibly clean but microbiologically clean as well thereby providing a safer environment for your patients, visitors and staff.
Protecting your patients, visitors and staff against the threat caused by common surface areas is vital in the control of Norovirus and other pathogens. To combat this, Liquid Health provide a hand – washing sanitiserthat will protect hands for up to 24 hours witha single application.
The Liquid Health range comes in ready to use spray bottles, wipes, hand sanitisers, or in a format (concentrate) that you can make up yourself.
Liquid Health is easy to use, non-toxic and does not require any changes to how you clean. Liquid Health will also provide training and after sales service if any extra help or advice is required.