Facility Cleaning Guidelines
This is not an exhaustive or thorough guide. It points out main concepts. Please inform yourselves about Cleaning.
Public Health officials suggest the disinfection of every exam room between each suspected patient;
Disinfection every 1-2 hours of waiting rooms or High Touch areas of the whole facility.
Hospital Level cleaning of High Touch Surfaces is priority one
Potential for Exposure
High-touch surfaces are those that have frequent contact with hands.
Examples include doorknobs, telephone, call bells, bed rails, light switches, wall areas around the toilet and edges of privacy curtains, desks, computers, faucets.
Low-touch surfaces are those that have minimal contact with hands.
Examples include walls, ceilings, mirrors and window sills.
A measure of cleanliness based on visual appearance that includes dust and dirt removal, waste disposal and cleaning of windows and surfaces
Hospital Clean is “Hotel clean” with the addition of:
increased frequency of cleaning
and other infection control measures in client / patient / resident care areas.