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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

FREQUENCY TEMPLATE
RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION -PANTRY/KITCHEN
SPECIFICATION CODE F4

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

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

2.5

Apply carpet protector

2.5

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 casters

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

10.3

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

11.1

Suction clean

11.1

11.2

Remove and clean

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

15

Kitchen-Fixture-Fittings-Appliances

Or local policy

15.1

Clean Spillages

X

1

15.1

15.2

Damp clean outside surfaces

X

1

15.2

15.3

Defrost Refrigerator and clean

X

1

15.3

15.4

Defrost freezer and clean

X

6

15.4

15.5.1

Icemaker - storage compartment

15.5.1

15.5.2

Icemaker

15.5.2

15.6

Strip and clean cooker

X

1

15.6

15.7

Clean behind and under appliances

X

4

15.7

15.8

Clean shelves and interior cupboards

X

2

15.8

15.9

Clean other kitchen appliances

X

1

15.9

15.10

Clean heated cabinets

15.10

15.11

Clean Microwave Cookers

X

15.11

15.12

Clean kitchen trolleys

15.12

15.13

Clean waste disposal units

X

1

15.13

16.

Cleaning Equipment

16.1

16.1

Or as local policy
At resident changeover

to

Clean and dry

X

1

16.6

16.6

FREQUENCY TEMPLATE
RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION -ON CALL ROOMS, RELATIVES ROOMS
SPECIFICATION CODE F5

No.

Task

Full

Check

Week

Month

Year

Task

Remarks

1.

Floors hard

Or as usage dictates

1.1

Remove debris

X

7

1.1

1.2

Mop sweep or suction

X

2

1.2

OR

1.3

Suction clean

X

5

1.3

1.4

Damp mop

X

5

1.4

1.5

Spot mop

X

2

1.5

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

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 usage dictates

2.1

Remove debris

X

7

2.1

2.2

Suction clean

X

X

5/2

2.2

2.3

Spillage/stain removal

X

7

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 usage dictates

3.1

Clean

X

7

3.1

3.2

De-scale

3.2

4.

Furniture - fixtures - fittings and soft fittings

Or as usage dictates

4.1

Remove debris

X

7

4.1

4.2

Damp clean

X

X

5/2

4.2

4.3

Periodic clean according to type

X

1

4.3

4.4

Clean all wheels and castors

X

1

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

X

X

1/6

7.1

8.

Paintwork - wall - doors

8.1

Remove marks

X

X

1/6

8.1

9.

Glass partitions, panels and ceramic wall tiles

9.1

Clean

X

X

1/6

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

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

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

X

5/2

12.1

14

Refuse

Or as usage dictates

14.1

Collect and dispose

X

7

14.1

14.2

Clean holders/containers

X

1

14.2

14.3

Replace disposable liners/ containers

X

7

14.3

16.

Cleaning equipment

16.1

16.1

to

Clean and dry

X

1

16.6

16.6