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Audit Tool for Care Homes: Decontamination of Equipment

An audit tool to support staff in carrying out monthly audits to assess the standard of cleanliness of equipment.

In order to comply with the Health and Social Care Act 2008, equipment (including medical devices) that comes into contact with the service user much be decontaminated appropriately between use on another service user.  There should be a designated lead person for the decontamination of equipment who ensures standards of cleanliness are maintained.

  • Size: A4 colour 2 page
  • Target: For use in Health and Social Care settings, e.g., care homes
  • Purchase: Available in the ‘IPC CQC Inspection Preparation Pack for Care Homes’ or free to download

Updated: 10/07/18