HEALTHCARE AUDIT SYSTEMS
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Robust leadership in infection prevention and control is essential for effective decision-making, efficient use of resources and ensuring the provision of high quality, safe, effecitve, person-centred care (HIS, 2015)
Every year over 300,000 patients in England acquire a healthcare associated infection whilstin hospital. These infections cost the NHS more than £1 billion a year
Everything has been specifically designed to take into account the detailed needs of nurses auditing in all areas of the Health Service from acute care to long term care, mental health and community based care.
Our mobile auditing system has been created by developing its own bespoke operating system version and auditing and reporting software suites. Great care, a heavy focus on user experience and in-depth testing has led to its unique tablet and web user interface.
TS+ auditing system has been created specifically for mobile auditing in the healthcare environment. It has been designed and developed from the ground up, in consultation with Infection Prevention and Control Nurses (IPCN), Practice Development Nurses and Nurse Led Audit Teams.
Linen must be stored in designated linen storage areas- no other items can be stored with linen.
The storage area must be clean and well maintained with no clutter, dust, etc.
All surfaces must be clean and dust free
Linen needs to be transported in covered containers and never mixed with dirty linen during transport
Containers used to transport linen should be clean and well maintained.
Healthcare workers should never carry linen in their arms, the linen skip should be brought to the bed/couch and linen placed directly into it when removed from the bed our couch
Soiled linen (that is, linen contaminated with blood or body fluid on it, or linen used on an infected patient ) should be placed into an alginate bag (water soluble bag) and then placed into a red linen bag for collection
Many healthcare facilities use external laundry services for their linen
These facilities need to meet the same standards as laundries within the healthcare setting.
They must be audited at least annually to ensure these standards are met