Tips for effective healthcare facility cleaning

Best practices keep infection prevention a top priority

November 23, 2015

Effective healthcare facility cleaning keeps infection prevention a top priority, according to an article on the FacilityCare website.

Best practices include:

• Providing routine formal training to educate staff on the difference between cleaning and disinfecting and how these processes impact the spread of infection. 

• Using multipurpose products. Labels should indicate against what bacteria and viruses a multipurpose product or stand-alone disinfectant is effective.

• Paying added attention to high-touch surfaces that are often missed, such as door handles, sink faucets, food trays, countertops, chairs, tables and light switches

Read the article.



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