In February 2020, before the first Coronavirus lockdown was announced, Vincent Sherard-Bornshin, Chief Executive Officer of RSPCA Bury, Oldham & District, realised that hygiene was suddenly going ...Read More
reduce the risk of the spread of infection...
The cleanliness of establishments delivering services for the health and wellbeing of our population is at the forefront of both government and media. Hand hygiene policies and standards have been introduced to reduce the risk of the spread of infection via touch surfaces, but what about floors? Can the incorrect cleaning of floors be a risk to health, or is it just an aesthetic issue?
The answer to both questions is ‘Yes’.
The experience of both visitor and patient and their perception of the cleanliness and safety of a healthcare establishment are decided within the first few seconds on entering the building by three things.
1. Clean entrance and windows
2. Clean floors
3. Pleasant welcome by receptionist
For more information, please download our Healthcare document here.
Hospitals are busy places that never sleep. They welcome huge numbers of people through their doors, all day, every day, so floors in particular have to stand up to pretty harsh treatment. This means ...Read More