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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Bed bathing a patient in hospital: Infection prevention
Daily assisted bed bathing is usually provided for critically ill or immobile patients to help improve personal hygiene and skin care, promo…
How Should Healthcare Facilities Dispose of Human Excreta?
When handling faecal matter, healthcare professionals need to ensure it is disposed of correctly and safely. In this article, we explore 4 d…
Faecal shedding and why it’s so important.
There is a body of evidence highlighting the risks of widespread environmental dissemination of pathogens through faeces. Read the rest of o…
Best practice for improving continence care
Incontinence affects 400 million people worldwide, however many care providers aren’t aware of the complications. We provide solutions to pr…
COVID-19: Cleaning and Disinfection for Touch Points
Covid-19 has reinforced why high-touch surfaces are important to disinfect frequently, therefore education of available surface cleaning wip…
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.
Norovirus 2020 – Let’s Not Forget About The Winter Vomiting Bug
Understandably with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, there continues to be a lot of discussion around minimising the transmission of SARS-CoV-…
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…