HEALTHCARE QUALITY ASSURANCE &
AUDITING SOFTWARE AND CONSULTANCY
When you choose Medical Audits technology systems you will triple your auditing capacity, drive improvements in compliance and provide safer, better patient care
Robust leadership in infection prevention and control is essential for effective decision-making, efficient use of resources and ensuring the provision of high quality, safe, effecitve, person-centred care (HIS, 2015)
Medical Audits provide advice, support, training, consultancy and auditing services to Acute hospitals, Nursing homes, Hospices, Residential care settings and other Healthcare providers so they can continue to provide and maintain a safe environment for their clients and residents during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Every year over 300,000 patients in England acquire a healthcare associated infection whilstin hospital. These infections cost the NHS more than £1 billion a year
Medical Audits have the knowledge and skills to provide key services including Infection Prevention and COVID-19 training and HIQA Infection Prevention standards audits to Nursing Home, Care home and healthcare providers
so they can do all in their power to reduce risks of spread of infections.
Medical Audits National cleaning standards audit tool has been updated to ensure hospitals and healthcare settings can audit to the new healthcare cleanliness standards as laid out in the new National standards for healthcare cleanliness, 2021.
Audit the new Efficacy Standards required by the Healthcare Cleanliness standards.
You can continue to evidence your compliance with regulation 12 of the Health and Social Care Act (2008) and CQC outcome standard Regulation 15 key criteria (1 and 2) in the Health and Social Care Act Code of Practice 2015.
Using Medical Audits cleanliness audit for healthcare you can:-
✔ Audit National cleanliness standards compliance
✔ Audit hospital Cleaning standards by room
✔ Audit cleanliness of each healthcare element
✔ Record cleanliness of patient equipment
✔ Audit compliance by responsible person
✔ Provide immediate feedback
✔ Produce reports and charts and dashboards in real time
The new National standards for cleanliness in healthcare require hospitals and healthcare facilities to commit to a new Cleanliness Charter that promotes a consistent high standard of cleanliness.
Each healthcare facility is required to categorise their departments using new risk categories that are dependent on the function of the area.
These risk categories then dictate the cleaning frequencies for each functional area.
Each functional area is then required to display a star rating based on the cleanliness of the whole department.
✔ Audit compliance by all 6 new Functional Area Risk Ratings as detailed in the National standards for Cleanliness in Healthcare
✔ Produce automated star rated certificates of cleanliness to display at department level
Monitor cleaning standards and Audit effectiveness of Cleaning in Healthcare using cleaning audit software from Medical Audits
The National standards of healthcare cleanliness 2021 were developed by a collaboration that included:
These new standards for cleanliness are applicable to all areas of healthcare encompassing both acute and non acute settings.
They replace the previous Patient Safety Agency National specifications for cleanliness in the NHS which were launched in 2007 and the more recent PAS5748 cleaning standards.