Top 3 Tips For Professional Healthcare Centre Cleaning

by Micheal M. Writer

Cleaning for a healthcare facility is not only important for the comfort of employees and patients, but it is also crucial for the health and safety of everyone who works and lives there. 

Healthcare professional cleaning services are much more than just emptying trash cans and cleaning exam rooms.

Sanitizing and disinfecting surfaces, ensuring fresh odors, and conveying the overall confidence of a healthy and clean environment are all vital parts of professional cleaning services.  

To help mature your cleaning operations, this article offers 3 healthcare facility cleaning tips.

Build A Custom Cleaning Program

The moment a patient walks into a professionally cleaned medical office, the right impression is made. 

Maintaining a clean, healthy healthcare facility demonstrates the service your team provides. However, keeping up with the constant cleaning that needs to be done can be a bit challenging.  Each facility has its own unique requirements.

To keep things well prepared for changing needs, it is ideal to go for customized cleaning services. 

Here are some ideas that might help you build the right program:

  • Is there a time during the year when patient activity spikes, increasing the number of cleaning tasks?
  • Are there any days during the week that have more foot traffic, thus requiring more cleaning?
  • Does cold and flu season prompt systematic sanitization of common areas, even multiple times a day?

The program should be tailored to the specific needs of your building.  The services of professional cleaning services with experience in healthcare facilities can be quite beneficial.

Internal Staff Operational Cleaning

The healthcare facility you operate has highly experienced staff with a wide range of skills. 

Some of them may also be required to perform operational cleaning duties during business hours.  The importance of these tasks needs to be conveyed through written procedures and continuous training. 

These points may help you develop or improve your internal training program:

  • Are the right cleaning agents being used in the right way and at the right time (more info on this below)?
  • Does operational cleaning become secondary during busy times.  If so, written training should address this issue.
  • When an incident occurs, such as a spill or worse, what happens?  Train staff on appropriate procedures.

Utilize The Right Cleaning Products

It is crucial to use the appropriate cleaning agents for safety and effectiveness.  It is important to select a cleaning product that fits the level of cleaning that is needed. The type of surface being cleaned is just as important.  

Additionally, a decision should be made between all-purpose cleaning, sanitation, and disinfection. For example, office partition glass might be cleaned with a standard glass cleaner.  

Would it be appropriate to use standard glass cleaner for terminal cleaning, however?  Of course not.  It is therefore important to define how and when specific products are used.

Last but not least, professional cleaning services can work with you to determine what products should be used. In addition, they can source specific cleaning agents based on internal needs.  

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