Independent Cleaning Audits, Cleaning Contract Monitoring and Compliance, Cleaning Consultancy

Professional Infection Prevention Consultancy For Healthcare Providers and Healthcare Contractors

At Medical audits we have a team of experienced Infection Prevention Professionals with decades of experience in monitoring and auditing of healthcare cleaning standards.

We specialise in providing unbiased, professional auditing services including:-

  • Unannounced independent cleaning audits
  • Cleaning contract monitoring
  • Professional assessment of cleaning standards
  • Cleaning contract gap analysis
  • Provision of in-depth report with detailed analysis of findings from cleaning audit
  • Professional report preparation on all aspects of facilities cleanliness

Our external audits can be used to complement your internal audits and inspections and provide unbiased, in-depth reporting on all aspects of facilities cleanliness.

Independent auditing and consultancy services are an effective means of establishing accountability for contractors and also for in-house cleaning staff.

Independent auditing by our external trained auditors will identify issues in a non-confrontational way. We will meet with all parties involved and assist you in preparing a plan for improvement.

speech Apleona are delighted to recommend Medical Audits, as a professional consultant in the Health Care Sector.

Ann Higgins has provided Apelona with invaluable expertise and advice, providing such a professional service in respect of evaluating our cleaning service by carrying out a detailed audit and evaluating the quality and safety of the service delivery of our contracts within the Health Care Sector.

Following through with practical and measureable recommendations in a very timely manner.

Ann’s approach is both, professional, informative, detailed and comprehensive.

Apleona has no hesitation in recommending this company speech

Preparation of local Hospital Cleaning SOPs

Do you need your healthcare cleaning SOPs updated ?

  • We can review your current Standard operating procedures or prepare SOPs from scratch.
  • We will review best practice standards and ensure your SOPs meets the current National guidelines and industry standards.
  • We can provide staff training on cleaning practices and help integrate the new SOPs into standard everyday practice.

Designing local Healthcare Audit and Quality Assurance Programmes

Hospitals need to monitor and measure their performance using a range of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as well as ensure they have an educated and knowledgeable workforce.

Do you need assistance in preparing auditing schedules and quality assurance programmes?

  • We work with cleaning contract companies and healthcare providers alike to assist them in benchmarking their standards and identifying areas for improvement and causes of deficiencies.
  • We provide advice and consultancy on how to best evidence compliance with Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA), Care Quality Commission (CQC) and Joint Commission International (JCI) standards.
  • We can come on site and work with you to develop your own local auditing schedules and auditing tools and help you to evidence compliance with healthcare cleaning contracts and National cleaning standards.

speech We are pleased to recommend Medical Audits, as a consultant for the heath sector.

Ann Higgins has provided the company, Noonan, with a professional service in respect of evaluation of our cleaning service and the quality and safety of the service delivery across a number of our contracts.

Ann has evaluated the quality of our service and reported with integrity on quality improvements required, where applicable, with profession communications to all stake holders on quality and safety performance, including the delivery of a detailed report, quality improvement plan and quality indicators proposed for each location.

We found the company to be of the high professional level and an asset to our strategies for the hospital accounts.

Medical Audits have supported Noonan in evaluating a number of our sites’ positions pre HIQA visits and in the preparation and evaluation of the systems to ensure compliance to the national standards.

We highly recommend the company and the improvements in our standards are evident as a result of the contribution they have made to the business.

Testimonial relating to Healthcare Consultancy and Independent audit of cleaning contract and cleaning standards speech

Combined Auditing and Training Programmes for all grades of Healthcare Staff

Medical Audits can design and develop bespoke training programmes for contract cleaning companies, healthcare providers and training colleges.

We specialise in providing interactive, engaging programmes in healthcare auditing techniques, cleaning standards and Infection Prevention.

Our programmes include auditing services that combine compliance auditing with staff training in an interactive and fun way to engage staff and improve knowledge and skills.

Our programmes are always engaging and always effective - see comments below from just some of our customers

speech As a group of experienced medics who are involved in the education of medical students, we wanted to be able to teach and assess hand hygiene in our curriculum. We also wanted to be able to integrate it into all of our clinical teaching.

What we learned at the training provided by Medical Audits was an in depth understanding of hand hygiene and how to teach not only the skill but also the evidence and rationale.

This is invaluable when teaching healthcare students and
staff. speech

speech In consultation with Medical Audits training division, we developed a train the trainer programme to suit our specific needs and resources.

As hygiene services co-ordinator, I can say this course comes highly recommended . We realise the outcome of the training will have a hugely positive impact on cleaning services and the standard of cleaning throughout the whole hospital.

We found the whole experience fabulous and everyone really enjoyed the expertly delivered mix of laughter, real life examples and best practice standards in the learning process speech

Independant Cleaning Audit

“Organizations need to demonstrate a robust audit process for identifying whether performance levels are being achieved as this is an essential part of providing assurance of the cleanliness of a hospital”. (PAS 5748)

PAS 5748 - 2014
Revised Healthcare Cleaning Manual
Cleaning Manual Acute Hospitals
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