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

Published: 12 May 2004

Guidance to NHSScotland

193 page PDF

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193 page PDF

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

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THE NHSSCOTLAND NATIONAL CLEANING SERVICES SPECIFICATION

INDEX OF ACTIVITY CODES A-M

A CODE - IN-PATIENT ACUTE

Specification Code

Room Type

Area

Remarks

A1

Bed Area

In-patient Ward

If usage is different from the standard specification, adjust service frequency accordingly to reflect actual location usage.

A2

Day Room

In-patient Ward

A3

Sanitary Area

In-patient Ward

A4

Clinical Clean and Dirty Utility Area

In-patient Ward

A5

Pantry/Kitchen

In-patient Ward

A6

Offices

In-patient Ward

A7

Internal Ward/Corridor/ Stairs

In-patient Ward

A8

Store Room

In-patient Ward

D9

Staff changing/sanitary areas

Wards/Departments

A10

Dining Room

In-patient Wards

A12

Domestic Services Room

All Areas

D7

Entrance

Wards/Departments

B CODE- HIGH RISK IN-PATIENT

Specification Code

Room Type

Area

Remarks

B1

Bed Area

In-patient Ward

If usage is different from the standard specification, adjust service frequency accordingly to reflect actual location usage.

A2

Day Room

In-patient Ward

A3

Sanitary Area

In-patient Ward

A4

Clinical Clean and Dirty Utility Area

In-patient Ward

A5

Pantry/Kitchen

In-patient Ward

A6

Offices

In-patient Ward

A7

Internal Ward/Corridor/Stairs

In-patient Ward

A8

Store Room

In-patient Ward

D9

Staff changing/sanitary areas

Wards/Departments

A10

Dining Room

In-patient Ward

A12

Domestic Services Room

All Areas

D7

Entrance

Wards/Departments

C CODE - IN-PATIENT CONTINUING CARE

Specification Code

Room Type

Area

Remarks

A1

Bed Area

In-patient Ward

If usage is different from the standard specification, adjust service frequency accordingly to reflect actual location usage.

A2

Day Room

In-patient Ward

A3

Sanitary Area

In-patient Ward

A4

Clinical Clean and Dirty Utility Area

In-patient Ward

A5

Pantry/Kitchen

In-patient Ward

A6

Offices

In-patient Ward

A7

Internal Ward/Corridor/Stairs

In-patient Ward

A8

Store Room

In-patient Ward

D9

Staff changing/sanitary areas

Wards/Departments

A10

Dining Room

In-patient Ward

C11

Day Room/Day Dingin Room/Recreation

In-patient Ward

A12

Domestic Services Room

All Areas

D7

Entrance

Wards/Departments

D CODE - CLINICAL DEPARTMENTS

Specification Code

Room Type

Area

Remarks

D1

Treatment Room/Patients Changing

Consulting Room/ Departments

If usage is different from the standard specification, adjust service frequency accordingly to reflect actual location

D2

Sanitary Area

Departments

D3

Office

Departments

A4

Clinical Clean and Dirty Utility Area

Departments

D5

Rehabilitation Pools/ Changing Rooms

Departments

D6

Corridor, Stairs and Lifts

Departments

D7

Entrance

Wards/Departments

D8

Lecture Room

Departments

D9

Staff Changing/Sanitary Area

Departments

D14

Clinical Workshop

Departments

D16

Store

Departments

D17

Fire escape stairs

Wards/Departments

A12

DSR

All areas

E CODE - NON CLINICAL DEPARTMENTS

Specification Code

Room Type

Area

Remarks

E3

Office non-clinical

Departments

E4

Computer Services

Departments

D6

Corridor, Stairs and Lifts

Departments

D7

Entrance

Wards/Departments

D8

Lecture Room

Departments

D9

Staff Changing/Sanitary Area

Departments

E10

Staff Dining Room/Coffee Lounge

Departments

E11

Voluntary ServicesTea Bar/Cafeteria

Departments

E12

Shop/Bank

Departments

E13

Pantry

Departments

E15

Workshop - Works Dept

Departments

D16

Store

Departments

D17

Fire Escape stairs

Departments

A12

DSR

All areas

F CODES - RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION

Specification Code

Room Type

Area

Remarks

F1

Bedroom, BedSitting Room,Private Sitting Room, Office

Residential Accommodation

F2

Sanitary Area - Communal

Residential Accommodation

F3

Sanitary Area - Flat

Residential Accommodation

F4

Pantry/Kitchen

Residential Accommodation

F5

On Call room/Relatives Room

Residential Accommodation

F6

Communal Stairs,Corridor, Entrance, Sitting Room, Recreation Room

Residential Accommodation

F7

Utility Room

Residential Accommodation

A12

DSR

All areas

G CODE - CLINIC AND HEALTH CENTRES

Specification Code

Room Type

Area

Remarks

G1

Consulting Room/Clinic Treatment Room

Clinics/Health Centres

If usage is different from the standard specification, adjust service frequency accordingly to reflect actual location.

G2

Corridor, Waiting Area, Entrance

Clinics/Health Centres

G3

Public/Patient & Staff Sanitary

Clinics/Health Centres

G4

Clinically Clean and Dirty Utility Areas

Clinics/Health Centres

G5

Workshop and Dispensary

Clinics/Health Centres

G6

Pantry

Clinics/Health Centres

G7

Office

Clinics/Health Centres

G8

Staff Changing/Rest Rooms

Clinics/Health Centres

G9

Lifts and Stairs

Clinics/Health Centres

G10

High risk Treatment Room

Health Centre

D16

Store

Clinics/Health Centres

D17

Fire Escape Stairs

Clinics/Health Centres

A12

DSR

All areas

H CODE - VERY HIGH RISK THEATRES, TRANSPLANT, BONE MARROW, ICU, CICU, NICU

Specification Code

Room Type

Area

Remarks

H1

Theatre, Transplant Unit,Bone Marrow,Intensive Care Unit,Cardiac Intensive Care Unit,Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Very High Risk

H2

Changing accommodation

I CODE - LABORATORY, PHARMACY, STERILE FLUID PREPARATION, SSD

Specification Code

Room Type

Area

Remarks

I1

Laboratory, Pharmacy

I2

Pharmacy sterile fluid preparation, CSSD

D6

Corridor, Stairs and Lifts

Departments

D7

Entrance

Wards/Departments

D9

Staff Changing/Sanitary Area

Departments

J CODE - PATIENT TRANSPORT VEHICLES

Specification Code

Type

Area

Remarks

J1

Patient Transport Vehicles

Interior

Task Group 18

K CODE - DAILY CLEAN ISOLATION ROOM

Specification Code

Type

Area

Remarks

K

Isolation Room

In-patient area

Task Groups 1 - 16 except 2


Specification Code

Type

Area

Remarks

L

Discharge Clean

In-patient area

Task Groups 1 - 16

M CODE - TERMINAL CLEAN

Specification Code

Type

Area

Remarks

M

Terminal Clean

In-patient area

Task Groups 1 - 16