GROUP – DAASHISH SINGHHARSHIT AGRAWALSURJEET SINGH
DEFINITION OF LAUNDRY SERVICES LOCATION OF LAUNDRY SERVICES TYPES OF LAUNDRY SERVICES EQUIPMENTS OF LAUNDRY SERVICES IMPORTANCE OF LINEN AND LAUNDRY SERVICES LINEN CLASSIFICATION NORMS FOR LINEN PER BED[ BED LINEN ANDPATIENT LINEN] CLASSIFICATION OF LINEN FOR LAUNDERINGPURPOSE
Laundry service is responsible forproviding an adequate, clean andconstant supply of linen to all users. Thebasic tasks include: sorting, washing ,extracting, drying, ironing, folding,mending and delivery. The main purposeof this department is to provide cleanmaterial to the patients and ensure thathygienic conditions are maintained in theprocess.
The linen and laundry servicedepartment is situated away from thehospital area to protect the hospitalenvironment from the infectionbecause if the linen and laundryservice department situated in thehospital that should be cause theinfection. So always the linen andlaundry department away fromhospital work.
Wash through contractor-Laundering oncontract b ) Rental system Hire laundered -linen fromcontractor Replacement and laundering isdone by contractor Advantage -Cost lessDisadvantage 1- totally dependent oncontractor 2.constant supervision ,3 .Transportation ii ) Centralized co-operative laundry iii) Hospital mechanized laundry.
WASHER CUM EXTRACTOR-This is a combination ofwasher and an extractor inone unit.Hydroextractor- alsosimply called extractor ,removal of water after thewashing cycle in the washer.
DRYER OR TRUMBLER- AHYDROEXTRACTOR EXTRACTSALMOST 80% OF WATER FROMTHE LINEN. A dryer brings thelinen up to an almost dry state.FLAT BED PRESS-
Supervisor of linen and laundrydepartment direct something theco-staffLinen and laundry area wherethe stock are kept after drying
General purpose linen- This includescurtains, drapes, table cloths , etc Patient linen- This consists of patientpyjamas , shirts , gowns, coats, etc Bed linen- This includes patient bed clothingsuch as bed sheet, pillows, blankets, etc O.T, LR,PR LINEN- This includes clothing suchas pyjama, kurta, of surgeons . O.T sheets such asbig sheets, small sheets, cut sheets, mackintosh,rubber sheets , caps, masks trolley covers
Linen and laundry services are play mostimportant role in hospital sector. The linenand laundry are represent the quality ofservices provide by the hospital and also thestandard of the hospital. Now days neat andclean linen are most important and changedon daily basis to avoid the any kind ofinfection. Clean linen also help in the goodenvironment of the hospital.
1. Doctor’s Coat 3 Bed Sheet – 6 Pillow Cover – 4 Blanket – 4 Towel – 2 Draw Sheet – 6 Patient Dress – 4 pairs Canvas Crate – 2/ ward Duster – 20/ Ward Diet Cloth – 2/ pt Mortuary Sheet – 6/ Ward Pillow – 2/ bed Baby Sheet – 10/ bed 2. Cook Apron 6 3. Doctor Towel 6 (Per Ward) 4.Mattress Cove 2 5. Fixed Areas (OPD, Dispensary,O.T, ICU, Labour Room As per requirement 6. WardArea 5 to 6 lbs/ bed/ day
Soiled linen – used by patient/Ordinary dirty (withouturine etc.) collection -----washing-----pressing Nosorting at source Minimum storage at sourceInfected linen -pus, blood, body discharges Minimumstorage at source Minimum handling process: sluicing,soaking in disinfectant solution then washing,conditioning and pressingFoul linen Faces, excretions and blood stain Collected inwater proof containers process: Central sluicing thennormal process of washing in laundryRadioactive linen : Segregated by suitable detector Putin special washer Confirm radiation free status Thennormal washing
Area depends on the size of hospital andlinen requirement. “ According to Dr. J.R Mc Gibony, arearequirement for a laundry in teaching hospitalshould be 5800 sq ft”. “According to a survey of Delhi hospitals in1978 is 10 sq ft/ bed or 10 sq ft/ 5 lbs oflinen”.
MATERIALS -VARIUOS TYPES OFLINENS LIQUID &SOLID DETERGENTSWHITNERS LAUNDRYASH SOAP FLAKESCHARCOAL FIREWOOD CARBOLICSOAPS- DETERGENTREQUIREMEN -DETERGENTREQUIREMENT (Per –100 kg linen) S.NO. NAMEQUANTITY Soap Bar 1.2 kg Soda Ash 2 kg 3.Bleaching Powder 0.5kg Neel 50 gms 5.Tinopal 50 gms
The control desk is the nerve centre of theentire department and its efficiencydetermines the smooth operation andeffectiveness of the department. It is the focalpoint for the dissemination of informationand communication to various points in thedepartment.
The functions of the laundry services 1. Collecting soiled linen from various places. 2. Sorting the linen and processing them 3. Inspecting and repairing or replacingdamaged materials. 4. Distributing clean linen to the respectiveuser departments. 6. Maintaining different types of registers