At Vernacare, we like to talk about the issues that affect the people that use our products. But we also want to share our thoughts with you. In our blog section, you can read our posts which range from preventing cross-infection, to the place we call home and the people that make Vernacare a brand that we're proud to share with the world.
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UK Pharmaceutical Waste – Why use plastic when a 100% reduction in single-use plastic is possible.
Blue Cardboard Clinisafe offers a sustainable and cost-effective alternative, supporting a circular economy.
Best practice for bed bathing patients
Maintaining good personal hygiene is an essential part of long term care, but with many residents unable to perform everyday activities on t…
Bedpan washer breakdown?
If your bedpan washer breaks down, you will need to find an alternative solution for dealing with human waste. There are several different a…
The Importance of Effective Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection
Contaminated surfaces are an established route of transmission for high-risk pathogens. Environmental cleaning & disinfection is one of the…
Hand Hygiene – keeping your hands clean without water
We all know the importance of hand washing, but what’s the best solutions for removing contamination from hands when soap and water hand-was…
Transmission based precautions for infection control – the latest advice
Transmission based precautions are basic infection control measures that should put in place in healthcare facilities when a patient is know…
Standard precautions for infection control - the latest advice
Standard infection control precautions (SICPs) are the minimum infection prevention practices that apply in all patient care settings, to pr…
NHS Test and Trace - Expert Advice
Confused about the NHS’s Test and Trace service? We spoke with an infection prevention expert to find out everything you need to know about…
Prevent infection with a hands-free hospital macerator
In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, healthcare facilities are being transformed with a renewed focus on infection prevention. One key change…
Covid-19: Expert Advice on PPE
Carole Hallam, Independent Nurse Consultant in Infection Prevention, has shared her expert opinion on the use of personal protective equipme…
Bedpan Washer or Hospital Macerator?
Human waste can be infectious, so it is crucial that all processes minimise the infection risk. We compared the two most common methods of…