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14. The trust and individual staff have a collective responsibility

to ensure that equipment is clean, stored correctly and in a

good state of repair.

15. The trust and individual staff have a collective responsibility

to ensure that staff knowledge is kept up to date regarding

equipment cleaning.

16. The trust should ensure that hand washing sinks and

consumables are available, clean, working and in a good state

of repair.

17. The trust should ensure that all cleaning products are stored

in a locked cupboard, in line with COSHH regulations.

18. Further attention to detail is required to ensure that equipment

used for the general cleaning purposes of a ward are clean,

used and stored appropriately and are fit for purpose.

19. The trust and individual staff have a collective responsibility

to ensure that hand hygiene is carried out in line with WHO

guidance and that all PPE is used appropriately.

20. The trust and individual staff have a collective responsibility

to ensure that staff knowledge is kept up to date with regard to

isolation, cleaning and decontamination of equipment.

21. The trust and individual staff have a collective responsibility

to ensure that staff knowledge is kept up to date regarding the

use of disinfectants.

22. The trust should ensure that all members of staff are familiar

with and adhere to the regional dress code policy.

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