Washing hands - page 2
Had our state survey and was told that after u wash and dry your hands that you need a fresh towel to turn off faucet!! Was never taught that in nursing school and looked up several sites on the... Read More
0Mar 9, '13 by Best_Name_EverQuote from mappersI agree!!! You never know who didn't wash their hands!You should also use a towel to open the bathroom door and then throw it away outside the bathroom. There should be waste baskets outside the bathroom doors.
I think this is more common sense. It was mentioned to us in fundamentals in nursing school, but I already did it anyway. It defeats the purpose of washing your hands if you touch the faucet! That's why a lot of public places and in the hospital we have motion-sensored or foot pump sinks. That way you don't have to worry about turning off the faucet with your freshly cleaned hands!