The nursing home landscape in Switzerland is very varied, with big differences between cantons. The significance of hygiene is recognised everywhere. However, a certain basis is necessary to put the NOSO Strategy into practice in nursing homes.
03.05.2019 - The Office for Hygiene, Infection Prevention and Control of the Canton of Vaud (HPCi Vaud) did a trial on surveying healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in nursing homes. For the first time we now have statistics on the spread of HAIs in nursing homes.
03.05.2019 - The Institute for Nursing Science of Basel University examines to what extent organisational and personnel factors are connected with quality of care. To that aim, it collects data from roughly 120 Swiss nursing homes.