The purpose of this manual is to assist Environmental Cleaning Departments with establishing guidelines for environmental cleaning procedures and standards in a healthcare environment.
The document covers the different Risk areas in healthcare facilities,Routes of transmission, the Chain of infection, and how good cleaning practices and hand hygiene can break the chain of transmission with good hygiene cleaning principles.
The focus of the document is to Improve standards of the Housekeeping department and to assist the Professional Healthcare Cleaners and the important role that they play in creating a safe and clean environment for and to Prevent Environmental Contact Transmissions.
The manual also clearly outlines the responsibilities of the Professional Healthcare Cleaner and highlights the important role they play in Preventing Contact transmission through creating a safe and clean environment.
We covered the basic principles of cleaning on how to prevent cross contamination in line with the CDC guidelines for environmental cleaning in healthcare facilities
These procedures are supported by posters that can be displayed in the relevant areas, allowing for ease of reference on the go: these cover:
Two step and one step disinfectant process
CDC Guidelines for Donning and Doffing of PPE
Cough and sneeze etiquette
Hand washing and hand rub
Routes of transmissions
A comprehensive audit report that can be utilised for internal and external audits has also been included along with a terminal isolation cleaning check list.
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