Minister for Aged Care orders “urgent review” into infectious disease management practices of all aged care facilities.
Dr Greg Whiteley looks at a raft of new technologies changing the face of cleaning science and what this means for cleaning companies and their staff.
More emphasis should be placed on daily cleaning of high-touch surfaces at the point of care, according to Ivan Obreza from Diversey Care, Australia.
Gordon McVean, international sales and marketing director of Truvox International, shares some tips for an efficient and effective healthcare cleaning regime.
Greg Whiteley shares his thoughts on a recently published paper in the American Journal of Infection Control on hand hygiene compliance.
Mark Jones looks at the considerations to get cleaning teams and processes up to speed when cleaning health and aged care facilities
GECA has seen an increase in the number of cleaning and personal care products seeking certification in recent years, suggesting that manufacturers are responding to increased demand for low-impact cleaning solutions.
Many HAIs are preventable with current recommendations, yet only 30 to 38 per cent of hospitals are fully compliant, with only 40 per cent of healthcare personnel adhering to proper hand hygiene.
Industry experts weigh in on new study that suggests hospital room floors may be an overlooked source of infection.
Acquisition includes a number of new multi-year healthcare laundry contracts, including an initial 10-year contract with Cabrini Hospital.
State health officials to be given new powers to investigate, shut down and fine facilities putting people at risk of serious infections.
President of the Diversey Care Division of Sealed Air Dr Ilham Kadri has recently shared her view on the challenges of preventing hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) on the European Cleaning Journal website.