Nant Ltd has been in the Water Safety industry since 18 years and providing its clients with advice and solutions to their Legionella problems. They have been quite proactive in their Corporate Social Responsibility commitments by supporting care associations like NASHiCS, NCF and ECCA in different ways.
This year they intend to carry out a series of 3 road shows titled ‘Infection Control in Water Systems’. The first show was hosted at Oxley Park Golf Club, Wolverhampton on the 8th July 2013. Thanks to Neville and his team for accommodating us at the Golf club.
The day was designed to provide the delegates with information and awareness on infection control in care services especially with regards to the Pseudomonas addendum. Chris Green, Chairman for the day and Managing Director of Nant Ltd, opened the forum with a warm welcome and background on Nant Ltd hosting these shows. And introduced BobTaylor to go through the day’s itinerary and introduce Nant Ltd.
Mr Paul Semans, Keynote speaker, Registered Nurse and Clinical Director at MHAPS Ltd then delivered a speech on ‘Importance of Infection Control in the Care Sector.’ Paul went through his presentation highlighting some key points on poor hygiene standards and how to overcome them.
After the break Bob Taylor, spoke on Epidemiology, Legislation and Responsibilities regarding Legionella Control, and Dr Grainne McNeece stepped in to speak along same lines on Pseudomonas and the HTM 04-01 addendum.
Next in was Tony Perkins, MHAPS Ltd who spoke on the Importance of Training in Infection Control followed by Paul Semans also MAPS Ltd which talked about tissue viability and wound care, and also introduced their unique new product “Wound Maps”, as a treatment and procedure record tool using a standard range pictures and symbols as a poster type treatment plan for each patient.
After a short break Paul Rivett, Rose Hygiene Ltd demonstrated importance of washing hands and how easily infection can be passed from person to person, and to other objects causing cross contamination, and how the correct use of hand gels and hand wash liquids can control this. This was followed on by Barry Willmot, Duplex Machines Ltd, who demonstrated how steam cleaning can help promote good floor hygiene and hard surface hygiene in a care homes.
Chris then opened the floor for question and answer round which sparked good questions which were then answered by the respective guest speakers.
Overall the show received a solid 8.6/10 with some very good feedback about the show.
NASHiCS was pleased to be associated with this event.