Focus: Environmental Services

Outsourcing: Going from 'housekeeping' to 'environmental services'

April 13, 2020

Increasingly, nursing homes are outsourcing their housekeeping duties to companies with extensive infection control experience, according to an article on the McKinley's Long-term Care News website.

Professional environmental services make a science of cleaning, the article said.

Trainers with knowledge of infectious diseases teach advanced cleaning and disinfecting methods to staffers whose performance is evaluated regularly to achieve best outcomes. 

This type of constant quality control helps ensure the surfaces and materials in a serviced facility are free of harmful pathogens.

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