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Laundry and Infection Control in Aged Care

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Correct laundry procedures are vital to infection control in aged care facilities. Ensuring that your facility meets and upholds laundry hygiene standards is crucial for the health of residents, staff and visitors. Proper handling of laundry also shows that residents are being well looked after.

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Correct laundry procedures are vital to infection control in aged care facilities. Ensuring that your facility meets and upholds laundry hygiene standards is crucial for the health of residents, staff and visitors. Proper handling of laundry also lets the families of residents know that their loved one is being well looked after.

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Deborah Nagel
15 Mar 2021
Good overview
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Catherine Papadopoulos
24 Mar 2020
Good read during this global pandemic as a reminder for infection control and hygeine
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Debbie McGlade
16 Feb 2022
general knowledge was reinforced
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Janate Shanto
17 May 2021
Very useful
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Mintu Varghese
06 Nov 2019
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INGRID AQUINO
25 Aug 2021
Excellent
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Brian Ortell
06 Apr 2021
Preventing infection through dirty and soiled linen in the laundry.
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Alberto Ramierez
17 Jul 2023
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Useful information to avoid cross-contamination between clean and used items
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Ariella Gwitima
05 May 2022
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