In any foodservice operation, washing dishes is a necessary routine which does not get a lot of attention. Yet guests — in long-term care communities as in restaurants— consistently rate cleanliness of tableware as highly as they rank food quality and taste.
Healthcare administrators often consider furniture a sunken cost as they believe it needs to be repeatedly replaced in order to preserve quality and durability, as well as meet health standards.
With an estimated 70% of people who reach age 65 needing some form of long-term care service, senior living communities will find it increasingly important to learn about and develop solutions for the unique cleaning and sanitizing challenges, starting with residents' rooms.
Clorox Healthcare has released the Terminal Cleaning Tool Kit, which includes key steps for dealing with healthcare associated infections.