from Rupp et al. 2014
published in Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35(7): 866-868
DOI 10.1086/676873

Maintain the Gain: Program to Sustain Performance Improvement in Environmental Cleaning

Trainings are essential parts of multimodal interventions to improve cleaning, hand and surface hygiene, saving costs and reduction of HAIs

The study provides insights in the use of different feedback strategies to maintain compliance improvement in environmental cleaning and thus to create sustainability. It was shown that monthly feedback of performance data in face to face meetings with frontline personnel is crucial in maintaining environmental cleaning effectiveness in adult critical care units.