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Managing Your Facilities Infectious Cleans With The Hospitality Suite

It has never been more important that infection control policies are communicated and understood by cleaners in Aged Care facilities, so it is no surprise that they are turning to digital management programs to assist them in scheduling, tracking and auditing infectious cleans. Do You Have A Digital Validation Program In Place To Ensure Your Staff Are Prepared To Complete Infectious Cleans Safely and Thoroughly? Do your staff know exactly how to follow and enact your infectious clean policies? Are they reminded of the infectious status of a room before they enter it? Do you have the ability to schedule an entire floor or section of your facility for infectious cleans at the press of a button? And do you have...

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Prepare to be STOPPED

Although it doesn’t just stop at risk, the new-world language extends to include choice and dignity of risk, risk assessments, open disclosure, appropriate response to risk and controls and so on. So, how else can you ready your team? You need to be STOPPED. Stop. Think. Observe. Plan. Prepare. Educate. Document.

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Messy Bed, Ipso Facto, Messy Head

We’ve all heard the term ‘ipso facto’, which is used to say that it is reasonable to state or believe something based on facts that are already known. The same phrase can also be applied to quality process and outcomes. By the mere fact that things are not in order, it’s reasonable to assume that there could be a breakdown ‘somewhere’ in your quality system as well.

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Quality and the ‘2-Hour Mistake’

There will always be a ‘human-error factor’ in the things we do. However, having a positive quality culture that moves beyond the standard thinking and quality tools could highly influence one’s ability to deliver real value. Even better, imagine using quality tools that had the capacity to drive positive cultural change.

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Are your corrective actions F.I.T for duty?

As a stand-alone concept, corrective action lists sound great…. they appear methodical and easy to follow. Yet, they have inherent flaws if treated as a stand-alone process. Located at the interface between corrective actions and continuous improvement, lies human error...

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