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Why it’s Smart to Have Antibacterial Wipes in Healthcare Facilities

Wipes in healthcare facilities

Healthcare facilities deal with a lot of sick patients and bodily fluids, so it’s unsurprising that these properties have to stay clean at all times. Keeping their surroundings sanitized minimizes cross-contamination, preventing more people from getting sick. Even though healthcare facilities already have high standards for sanitation, sometimes the simplest approach can solve all sorts of cleanliness problems. One example is the antibacterial wipes, which can be used by both employees and patients alike.

Antibacterial wipes are pre-moistened with an antibacterial solution, and each piece is only intended to be used once. The wipes are often contained in a tub, canister or pack, and can be purchased in drugstores and supermarkets. This accessible product may not look as modern as other highly advanced cleaning tools, but they do come in handy in healthcare facilities. Aside from keeping your hands clean, antibacterial wipes have other beneficial purposes as well. 

Serve as Quick Cleanup Tools

Like tissues, antibacterial wipes are easy to grab. Just open the container and pull out a wipe to use it. However, wipes have an additional layer of cleanliness than your typical two-ply. Since the wipes are covered in antibacterial solution, they are better at killing germs after a patient has sneezed or coughed. They also shorten the cleanup time when accidents occur because it will only take you a couple of wipes to remove any hazardous substances that was left by the spill. Antibacterial wipes also have a certain degree of getting rid of stains. However, it can’t remove all types of blemishes.

Not Only Meant to Keep Your Hygiene in Check

When people think about antibacterial wipes they think that the product is often used for hygienic purposes (e.g. wiping hands, face and etc.). However, antibacterial wipes are also used to clean items as well. For the doctors and nurses working in healthcare facilities, sanitizing their pens and clipboards help reduce germs from spreading in the office, especially if they share these items with one another.  Antibacterial wipes can also be used by patients and clients who want to keep their bed railings or door knobs clean.

Cleaned and Sanitized for Safety

Cleaned and Sanitized for Safety

The best thing about having antibacterial wipes in healthcare facilities is that they suit the environment perfectly. Antibacterial wipes are created to kill bacteria, but mild enough not to irritate the skin. Cleanliness is paramount in these kinds of properties, and it doesn’t hurt to improve the facilities’ safety by adding some antibacterial wipes in strategic areas like bathrooms and hallways.

Because of the product’s accessibility, it’s not too difficult to add it to your inventory. Encouraging your staff to use antibacterial wipes as part of their daily routine also helps lessen the spread of germs and keeps your health facility sanitized. However, when it comes to having the entirety of your facility cleaned, leave it the experts.

If your property is located in Dallas, Texas contact Elevated Janitorial today. We are a full service cleaning and janitorial company that understands the importance cleanliness is for your property.  Our cleaning technicians are licensed and certified, and are trained to disinfect your surroundings properly and swiftly. Your employees and patients will feel much better once we’ve made your property’s environment healthy again. Give us a call at 469-210-0646 today and get a free estimate.

 
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