Day-specific colored bedding used to improve hygiene

April 6, 2017

The cleaning industry long has been pushing the idea of color-coding laundry to prevent cross-contamination, and now an organization has introduced day-specific color-coded bedding, according to an article on the Cleanzine website.

The bedding system was designed to improve hygiene and patient care, while ensuring that a sanitation system is followed.

The Jammu and Kashmir Government has introduced a plan with different colors of bed sheets for each day of the week in the state's health institutions.

Authorities have received frequent complaints from the patients and their attendants that the hospital authorities were not replacing the bed sheets on daily basis and thus compromising with sanitation in the health institutions, the article said.

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