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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 B

FREQUENCY TEMPLATE
HIGH RISK INPATIENT- CCU, RENAL, HDU, ONCOLOGY, HAEMATOLOGY, ORTHOPAEDICS, CARDIO THORACIC, NEURO SURGERY, THEATRE RECOVERY, INFECTIOUS DISEASES UNIT, A&E - BED AREA
SPECIFICATION CODES B1

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

OR

1.3

Suction clean

X

7

1. 3

1.4

Damp mop

X

7

1. 4

1.5

Spot mop

X

7

1.4

1.7

Buff/burnish

X

7

1.7

1.8

Scrub/

X

1

1.8

Discharge policy

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

3.1

Clean

X

X

7/14

3.1

3.2

De-scale

3.2

4.

Furniture - fixtures - fittings and soft fittings

4

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

Discharge policy

5.

Low level surfaces

5

5.1

Damp clean

X

1

5.1

6.

High level surfaces

6

6.1

Clean ledges, pipes, direction signs

X

1

6.1

7.

Telephones

7

7.1

Damp clean

X

7

7.1

8.

Paintwork - wall - doors

8

8.1

Remove marks

X

7

8.1

9.

Glass partitions, panels and ceramic wall tiles

9

9.1

Clean

X

7

9.1

10

Curtains/Screens

10

10.1

Change bed / trolley screens

X

4

10.1

Local requirement

10.2

Change bed / cubicle curtains

X

4

10.2

10.3

Change window curtains

X

4

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

11.1

Suction clean

X

2

11.1

11.2

Remove and clean

X

2

11.2

Specialist clean

11.3

Opening and closing mechanism

X

2

11.3

12

Soap and towels

12

12.1

Replenish supplies

X

X

7/14

12.1

14.

Refuse

14.1

Collect and dispose

X

X

7/14

14.1

14.2

Clean holders/containers

X

7

14.2

14.3

Replace disposable liners/ containers

X

X

7/14

14.3

16.

Cleaning equipment

16.1

16.1

to

Clean and dry

X

X

7/14

to

16.6

16.6