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Double check infection control and fire safety with onsite laundry rooms

Check manufacturer’s instructions for use (IFU) as well as nationally recognized standards when updating your policy on the regular maintenance and cleaning of washing machines and dryers used for patient belongings.

Surveyor concerns will be about infection control (IC), says Tanya Peduto, quality assurance & performance improvement coordinator and assistant quality manager at Western State Hospital in Staunton, Virginia.

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