Aspect #4: Location of Surfaces

Where surfaces are located matters. Different departments within the hospital require more focus on the types of surfaces being used. In a previous blog I outline some items that must be considered in the emergency department. Faced with a need to turn a room over quickly often means that healthcare workers with a primary responsibility for patient care must also clean, disinfect and turnover the room. It is entirely possible to use surfaces that can be easily and effectively disinfected.

  Areas of high contamination include busy emergency departments and patient care areas

Areas of high contamination include busy emergency departments and patient care areas