Specification for the planning, application, measurement and review of cleanliness services in hospitals (PAS 5748:2014)
Please note that NHS staff in England will need to register on the BSI Document Review System in order to download a licensed copy of the PAS, access supporting tools and provide feedback. Not able to review because of restrictive access - may make providing requirements difficult for some healthcare establishments In particular, PAS 5748 specifies requirements for: Governance of cleanliness services Assessing the risk of a lack of cleanliness both for infection and damage to patient, public or staff confidence Providing cleaning tasks Measuring cleanliness on the basis of visual inspection – including setting agreed performance levels Taking corrective action Conducting performance analysis and implementing improvement actions Providing a continuous service improvement plan Reporting cleanliness outcomes. Who does PAS 5748 apply to? Although this PAS has been developed for use in acute, community and mental health hospitals, it has been developed in such a way as to enable future revisions to accommodate other types of healthcare facility, whether NHS or independent providers.