Focus: Infection Control

Best practices for cleaning, disinfection

September 13, 2019

The cleaning and disinfecting of surfaces in a healthcare facility are critical to preventing hospital-acquired infections, according to an article on the Health Facilities Management website.

The best practices and recommendations for cleaning and disinfecting are included in Using the Health Care Physical Environment to Prevent and Control Infection — A Best Practice Guide to Help Health Care Organizations Create Safe, Healing Environments.

The information can help identify environmental process deficiencies, develop an action plan for correcting these deficiencies, implement the action plan and monitor the plan for positive outcomes.

In the end, its collaboration with the environmental services department that will support the success of a cleaning and disinfection program.

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