Vision Eye Institute is committed to minimising infection risk to our patients, staff and visitors. We have implemented a number of initiatives and programs across our facilities to detect and prevent infections that can occur in ophthalmic surgical facilities.
Vision Eye Institute is committed to minimising the risk of acquiring health care associated infections. We have adopted and implemented an organisation wide Hand Hygiene Program.
Efficient Hand Hygiene is the single most important strategy in preventing health care associated infections
Hand Hygiene Australia defines Hand Hygiene as:
When performed correctly, hand hygiene results in a reduction of microorganisms on hands.
Vision Eye Institute ensures that its staff is trained in the 5 moments of Hand Hygiene. That is:
Audits are conducted annually to measure compliance in the clinical setting. Each site has a Gold Standard Auditor trained by Hand Hygiene Australia. Consumers entering Vision Eye Institute facilities are encouraged through appropriate signage to use alcohol based hand rubs located throughout our facilities.
Hand Hygiene Compliance Data
Vision Day Surgery
Data Collection for Moments for hand Hygiene
Target Number of Moments for day hospitals – Medium – 200
For relative comparison with VEI data a sample of 200 moments indicated below: