Hospital and Health Center cleaning
Provide a cost efficient, quality driven cleaning service which achieves an optimum standard of cleaning for all buildings and areas of the hospital complex appropriate for their use; and is held in high regard by patients, staffs and visitors.
Provide a standard of service that helps to provide a positive image of the hospital and a level of cleanliness which provide a clinical and socially acceptable environment for patients, visitors and staffs.
Staff encouraged to develop quality routines and to identify opportunities to improve service delivery. Every member of staff to share a common objective and subscribe to the process of change and quality improvement. The provider must help develop staff through training for the mutual benefit of both individuals and the hospitals and to develop staff relationships between the different departments involved in the cleaning process.
Maintain a safe environment and safe working practices including the use of a recognized risk assessment/management system to ensure that standard of comfort and cleanliness stay high, and that any reduction in the quality of service is recognized and corrected.
The Cleaning element Specification are,
- Patient focused.
- Provide Clarity for staff responsible for healthcare cleanliness.
- Provide quality assurance system.
- Are consistent with infection control standards and requirements.
- Set clear Outcomes that can be bench marked with others like facilities.
The three process of decontamination are,
Cleaning: A process which physically removes contamination but does not necessarily destroy micro-organisms. The reduction of microbial contamination is not routinely measured and will depend upon many factors, including the Efficiency of the cleaning process and the initial bioburden. Cleaning removes micro-organisms and the organic material on which they thrive. In order to decontaminate patient equipment effectively all organic debris must be removed from the item prior to disinfection and sterilization. Effective Cleaning of patient Equipment, Prior to disinfection or sterilization is of the utmost importance in reducing the risk of transmission of infectious agents.
Disinfection: A process used to reduce the number of viable microorganisms but which may not necessarily inactivate some microbial agents, such as certain viruses and bacterial spores. Disinfection may not achieve the same reduction in microbial contamination levels as sterilization.
Sterilization: A process used to render an object free from microorganisms including viruses and bacterial spores. Normal sterilization methods will not destroy prions.
Our Cleaning Method statement
- For all Cleaning materials and equipment always refer to manufacturer instruction.
- Cleaning equipment used must be safe and appropriate for each application.
- Ensure all equipment in dry before starting the procedure.
- Plan work route, and when necessary remove furniture and equipment.
- Always use clean hazard working signs and position at the start of the task where they are most effective and people will know cleaning is in progress. Remove, clean and return to the storage area when the task is completed and floor is dry.
- When cleaning or using cleaning equipment, items must be checked for damaged or wear which would impair future use or endanger the safety of any individual. If damaged ,do not use and report to supervisor.
- Never adjust or change the fittings on the machine when its plugged in
- Never mix cleaning agents, as poisonous gases could result, always ventilate any areas where chemicals are used.
- A general rule of cleaning is to start cleaning at the highest point and work towards the lowest, and from outside to inside, also to work the cleanest to the dirtiest.
Our Cleaning Includes,
- Dust Controlling (covering all areas).
- Spray Cleaning.
- Floor Scrubbing and applying floor polish.
- Stain Removal.
- Vacuuming and mopping the floor.
- Damp Dusting.
- Bed/patient trolley Cleaning.
- Glass internal and External Cleaning.
- Furniture Polishing.
- Wall washing.
- Kitchen Cleaning.
- Waste disposal Unit Cleaning.
- Washroom Cleaning.
- Replenishing Washroom Supplies (tissue/soap/paper towel).
- Sanitary Cleaning(Toilet/Urinals/Curtain Changing).