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Hand hygiene is everyone’s responsibility. Patients, residents, clients and family members are important members of the health care team and each person has a role to play in hand hygiene.
It's ok to ask
Don’t be afraid to politely ask health care providers, visitors and family members to wash their hands. Patients, residents and clients may also ask anyone on the care team to provide them with the appropriate products to clean their hands as well.
“Would you mind cleaning your hands in front of me?”
Give germs the rub
Alcohol-based liquid or foam hand sanitizers are often known as alcohol-based hand rub.