Aspect #1: Surface Materials and Textiles

Needed products such as chairs, beds, sheets, privacy curtains, and beside tables are selected by looking at sample books or swatches of material, in addition to special feature requirements. This provides only a small glimpse of any given surface.  Be aware of textured surface materials, such as brushed stainless steel, pebble texture acrylic wall surfaces, and textiles used for soft surfaces, such as privacy or shower curtains.

  Many different surfaces and textiles selected during design cannot be cleaned and disinfected without serious damage

Many different surfaces and textiles selected during design cannot be cleaned and disinfected without serious damage

Critical Considerations:

What will it take to clean these surfaces?

How often do they need to be cleaned to reduce bio-burden and prevent cross-contamination?