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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
IN-PATIENT WARDS - INTERNAL WARD, CORRIDOR/STAIRS
SPECIFICATION CODE A7

No.

Task

Full

Check

Week

Month

Year

Task

Remarks

1.

Floors hard

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

7

1.4

1.5

Spot mop

X

7

1.5

1.7

Buff/burnish

X

3

1.7

1.8

Scrub

X

6

1.8

OR

1.9

Strip/re-dress

1.9

As required

1.10

Manual Scrub

X

6

1.10

1.11

Suction dry

X

6

1.11

2.

Floors soft

2.1

Remove debris

X

7

2.1

2.2

Suction clean

X

7

2.2

2.3

Spillage/stain removal

X

7

2.3

2.4

Deep clean

X

6

2.4

2.5

Apply carpet protector

2.5

Local requirement

3.

Toilet - sinks - basins - taps and fixtures

3.1

Clean

X

7

3.1

3.2

De-scale

3.2

4.

Furniture - fixtures - fittings and soft fittings

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

7

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

10.3

Change window curtains

X

1

10.3.

11.

Window Blinds

11.1

Suction clean

X

6

11.1

11.2

Remove and clean

X

1

11.2

Specialist clean

11.3

Opening and closing mechanism

X

6

11.3

12.

Soap and towels

12.1

Replenish supplies

X

x

5/2

12.1

13.

Ashtrays

13.1

Empty and clean

13.1

14.

Refuse

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

7

to

16.6

16.6

FREQUENCY TEMPLATE
IN-PATIENT WARDS - STORES
SPECIFICATION CODE A8

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

1.2

OR

1.3

Suction clean

X

1

1.3

1.4

Damp mop

X

1

1.4

1.5

Spot mop

X

4

1.5

1.7

Buff/burnish

X

1

1.7

1.8

Scrub

X

4

1.8

OR

1.9

Strip/re-dress

1.9

As required

1.10

Manual Scrub

X

4

1.10

1.11

Suction dry

X

4

1.11

2.

Floors soft

2.1

Remove debris

X

5

2.1

2.2

Suction clean

X

1

2.2

2.3

Spillage/stain removal

X

5

2.3

2.4

Deep clean

X

4

2.4

2.5

Apply carpet protector

2.5

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

1

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

1

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

10.3

Change window curtains

X

1

10.3

11.

Window Blinds

11.1

Suction clean

X

6

11.1

11.2

Remove and clean

X

1

11.2

Specialist clean

11.3

Opening and closing mechanism

X

6

11.3

12.

Soap and towels

12.1

Replenish supplies

X

X

1/4

12.1

13.

Ashtrays

13.1

Empty and clean

13.1

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

to

16.6

16.6

FREQUENCY TEMPLATE
IN-PATIENT WARDS - DINING ROOMS
SPECIFICATION CODE A10

No.

Task

Full

Check

Week

Month

Year

Task

Remarks

1.

Floors hard

1.1

Remove debris

X

X

7/21

1.1

1.2

Mop sweep or suction

X

21

1.2

OR

1.3

Suction clean

X

7

1.3

1.4

Damp mop

X

7

1.4

1.5

Spot mop

X

21

1.5

1.7

Buff/burnish

X

3

1.7

1.8

Scrub

X

1

1.8

or

1.9

Strip/re-dress

1.9

As required

1.10

Manual Scrub

1

1.10

1.11

Suction dry

1

1.11

2.

Floors soft

2.1

Remove debris

X

X

7/21

2.1

2.2

Suction clean

X

X

7/7

2.2

2.3

Spillage/stain removal

X

21

2.3

2.4

Deep clean

X

1

2.4

2.5

Apply carpet protector

2.5

Local requirement

3.

Toilet - sinks - basins - taps and fixtures

3.1

Clean

X

X

7/7

3.1

3.2

De-scale

3.2

4.

Furniture - fixtures - fittings and soft fittings

4.1

Remove debris

X

X

7/21

4.1

4.2

Damp clean

X

X

7/21

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

X

1/6

5.1

6.

High level surfaces

6.1

Clean ledges, pipes, direction signs

X

1

6.1

7.

Telephones

7.1

Damp clean

X

7

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

10.3

Change window curtains

X

2

10.3

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

X

1

11.3

12.

Soap and towels

12.1

Replenish supplies

X

7

12.1

13.

Ashtrays

13.1

Empty and clean

13.1

14.

Refuse

14.1

Collect and dispose

X

X

7/7

14.1

14.2

Clean holders/containers

X

X

7/7

14.2

14.3

Replace disposable liners/ containers

X

X

7/7

14.3

16.

Cleaning equipment

16.1

16.1

to

Clean and dry

X

7

to

16.6

16.6

FREQUENCY TEMPLATE
IN-PATIENT WARDS - DOMESTIC SERVICES ROOM
SPECIFICATION CODE A12

No.

Task

Full

Check

Week

Month

Year

Task

Remarks

1.

Floors hard

1.1

Remove debris

X

7

1.1

1.2

Mop sweep or suction

X

4

1.2

OR

1.3

Suction clean

X

3

1.3

1.4

Damp mop

X

3

1.4

1.5

Spot mop

X

4

1.5

1.7

Buff/burnish

X

1

1.7

1.8

Scrub

X

1

1.8

OR

1.9

Strip/re-dress

1.9

As required

1.10

Manual Scrub

X

1

1.10

1.11

Suction dry

X

1

1.11

2.

Floors soft

2.1

Remove debris

2.1

2.2

Suction clean

2.2

2.3

Spillage/stain removal

2.3

2.4

Deep clean

2.4

2.5

Apply carpet protector

2.5

3.

Toilet - sinks - basins - taps and fixtures

3.1

Clean

X

7

3.1

3.2

De-scale

X

2

3.2

4.

Furniture - fixtures - fittings and soft fittings

4.1

Remove debris

X

7

4.1

4.2

Damp clean

X

7

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

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

12.

Soap and towels

12.1

Replenish supplies

X

X

2/5

12.1

14.

Refuse

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

7

to

16.6

16.6