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The NHS Scotland National Cleaning Services Specification: Healthcare Associated Infection Task Force

Published: 12 May 2004

Guidance to NHSScotland

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The NHS Scotland National Cleaning Services Specification: Healthcare Associated Infection Task Force
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THE NHSSCOTLAND NATIONAL CLEANING SERVICES SPECIFICATION

SPECIFICATION CODE F

FREQUENCY TEMPLATE
RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION - BEDROOMS, BED SITTING ROOMS, PRIVATE SITTING ROOMS AND OFFICES
SPECIFICATION CODE F1

No.

Task

Full

Check

Week

Month

Year

Task

Remarks

1.

Floors hard

Or as local policy

1.1

Remove debris

X

1

1.1

At resident changeover

1.2

Mop sweep or suction

1.2

OR

1.3

Suction clean

X

1

1.3

1.4

Damp mop

X

1

1.4

1.5

Spot mop

1.6

1.6

Spray clean

X

1

1.6

OR

1.7

Buff/burnish

X

1

1.7

1.8

Scrub

X

2

1.8

OR

1.9

Strip/re-dress

X

2

1.9

As required

1.10

Manual Scrub

X

2

1.10

1.11

Suction dry

X

2

1.11

2.

Floors soft

Or as local policy

2.1

Remove debris

X

1

2.1

At resident changeover

2.2

Suction clean

X

1

2.2

2.3

Spillage/stain removal

X

1

2.3

2.4

Deep clean

X

2

2.4

2.5

Apply carpet protector

2.5

Local requirement

3.

Toilet - sinks - basins - taps and fixtures

Or as local policy

3.1

Clean

X

1

3.1

At resident changeover

3.2

De-scale

3.2

4.

Furniture - fixtures - fittings and soft fittings

Or as local policy

4.1

Remove debris

X

1

4.1

At resident changeover

4.2

Damp clean

X

1

4.2

4.3

Periodic clean according to type

X

1

4.3

4.4

Clean all wheels and castors

4.4

5.

Low level surfaces

Or as local policy

5.1

Damp clean

X

1

5.1

At resident changeover

6.

High level surfaces

Or local policy

6.1

Clean ledges, pipes, direction signs

X

1

6.1

At resident changeover

7.

Telephones

Or local policy

7.1

Damp clean

X

1

7.1

At resident changeover

8.

Paintwork - wall - doors

Or local policyAt resident changeover

8.1

Remove marks

X

1

8.1

9.

Glass partitions, panels and ceramic wall tiles

9.1

Clean

X

1

9.1

Or local policyAt resident changeover

10

Curtains/Screens

Or local policy

10.1

Change bed/trolley screens

10.1

10.2

Change bed/cubicle curtains

10.2

10.3

Change window curtains

X

1

10.3

At resident changeover

10.4

Shower curtains - damp wipe

10.4

10.5

Shower curtains remove and change

10.5

10.6

Net curtains remove and change

10.6

11.

Window blinds

Or local policy

11.1

Suction clean

X

4

11.1

11.2

Remove and clean

X

1

11.2

Specialist clean

11.3

Opening and closing mechanism

11.3

12

Soap and towels

X

1

Or local policy

12.1

Replenish supplies

12.1

At resident changeover

14

Refuse

Or local policy

14.1

Collect and dispose

X

1

14.1

At resident changeover

14.2

Clean holders/containers

X

1

14.2

14.3

Replace disposable liners/ containers

X

1

14.3

16.

Cleaning equipment

Or local policy

16.1

16.1

At resident changeover

to

Clean and dry

X

1

16.6

16.6

FREQUENCY TEMPLATE
RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION - SANITARY AREA COMMUNAL
SPECIFICATION CODE F2

No.

Task

Full

Check

Week

Month

Year

Task

Remarks

1.

Floors hard

1.1

Remove debris

X

5

1.1

1.2

Mop sweep or suction

X

5

1.2

OR

1.3

Suction clean

1.3

1.4

Damp mop

X

5

1.4

1.5

Spot mop

1.5

1.6

Spray clean

X

1

1.6

OR

1.7

Buff/burnish

X

1

1.7

As required

1.8

Scrub

X

2

1.8

OR

1.9

Strip/re-dress

1.9

Local requirement

1.10

Manual Scrub

X

2

1.10

1.11

Suction dry

X

2

1.11

2.

Floors soft

2.1

Remove debris

X

5

2.1

2.2

Suction clean

X

5

2.2

2.3

Spillage/stain removal

X

5

2.3

2.4

Deep clean

X

2

2.4

2.5

Apply carpet protector

2.5

Local requirement

3.

Toilet - sinks - basins - taps and fixtures

3.1

Clean

X

5

3.1

3.2

De-scale

3.2

4.

Furniture - fixtures - fittings and soft fittings

4.1

Remove debris

X

5

4.1

4.2

Damp clean

X

5

4.2

4.3

Periodic clean according to type

X

1

4.3

4.4

Clean all wheels and castors

4.4

5.

Low level surfaces

5.1

Damp clean

X

1

5.1

6.

High level surfaces

6.1

Clean ledges, pipes, direction signs

X

1

6.1

7.

Telephones

7.1

Damp clean

7.1

8.

Paintwork - wall - doors

8.1

Remove marks

X

1

8.1

9.

Glass partitions, panels and ceramic wall tiles

9.1

Clean

X

1

9.1

10

Curtains/Screens

10.1

Change bed/trolley screens

10.1

10.2

Change bed/cubicle curtains

10.2

10.3

Change window curtains

X

1

10.3

Local policy

10.4

Shower curtains - damp wipe

X

1

10.4

10.5

Shower curtains remove and change

X

1

10.5

10.6

Net curtains remove and change

10.6

11.

Window blinds

11.1

Suction clean

X

1

11.1

11.2

Remove and clean

X

1

11.2

Specialist clean

11.3

Opening and closing mechanism

11.3

12

Soap and towels

12.1

Replenish supplies

X

5

12.1

14

Refuse

14.1

Collect and dispose

X

5

14.1

14.2

Clean holders/containers

X

1

14.2

14.3

Replace disposable liners/ containers

X

5

14.3

16.

Cleaning equipment

16.1

16.1

to

Clean and dry

X

5

16.6

16.6

FREQUENCY TEMPLATE
RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION - SANITARY AREAS FLATTED ACCOMMODATION
SPECIFICATION CODE F3

No.

Task

Full

Check

Week

Month

Year

Task

Remarks

1.

Floors hard

Or as local policy

1.1

Remove debris

X

1

1.1

At resident changeover

1.2

Mop sweep or suction

X

1

1.2

OR

1.3

Suction clean

X

1

1.3

1.4

Damp mop

X

1

1.4

1.5

Spot mop

1.5

1.6

Spray clean

X

1

1.6

OR

1.7

Buff/burnish

X

1

1.7

As required

1.8

Scrub

X

2

1.8

OR

1.9

Strip/re-dress

1.9

Local requirement

1.10

Manual Scrub

X

2

1.10

1.11

Suction dry

X

2

1.11

2.

Floors soft

Or as local policy

2.1

Remove debris

X

1

2.1

At resident changeover

2.2

Suction clean

X

1

2.2

2.3

Spillage/stain removal

X

1

2.3

2.4

Deep clean

X

2

2.4

2.5

Apply carpet protector

2.5

Local requirement

3.

Toilet - sinks - basins - taps and fixtures

As local policy

3.1

Clean

X

1

3.1

At resident changeover

3.2

De-scale

3.2

4.

Furniture - fixtures - fittings and soft fittings

As local policy

4.1

Remove debris

X

1

4.1

At resident changeover

4.2

Damp clean

X

1

4.2

4.3

Periodic clean according to type

X

1

4.3

4.4

Clean all wheels and castors

4.4

5.

Low level surfaces

As local policy

5.1

Damp clean

X

1

5.1

At resident changeover

6.

High level surfaces

Or local policy

6.1

Clean ledges, pipes, direction signs

X

1

6.1

At resident changeover

7.

Telephones

7.1

Damp clean

7.1

8.

Paintwork - wall - doors

8.1

Remove marks

X

1

8.1

9.

Glass partitions, panels and ceramic wall tiles

9.1

Clean

X

1

9.1

10

Curtains / Screens

10.1

Change bed/trolley screens

10.1

10.2

Change bed/cubicle curtains

10.2

10.3

Change window curtains

X

1

10.3

Local policy

10.4

Shower curtains - damp wipe

X

1

10.4

10.5

Shower curtains remove and change

X

10.5

At resident changeover

10.6

Net curtains remove and change

10.6

11.

Window blinds

11.1

Suction clean

X

1

11.1

11.2

Remove and clean

X

1

11.2

Specialist clean

11.3

Opening and closing mechanism

11.3

12

Soap and towels

Or as local policy

12.1

Replenish supplies

X

1

12.1

At resident changeover

14

Refuse

Or as local policy

14.1

Collect and dispose

X

1

14.1

At resident changeover

14.2

Clean holders/containers

X

1

14.2

14.3

Replace disposable liners/ containers

X

1

14.3

16.

Cleaning equipment

16.1

16.1

Or as local policyAt resident changeover

to

Clean and dry

X

1

16.6

16.6