Stage1 : Collect Soiled Linen


Treat all linen as if it were infectious

Check the residents door for any infection notices prior to entering the room

Prevent infection - Wear appropriate personal protective equipment

Use separate trolleys / bags for soiled and clean linen

Remove residents linen from bed with care

Don’t leave linen on the floor – use the correct linen bag

Soiled linen must be kept separate from clean linen

Clean linen should be left in the corridor on a clean covered trolley until used

Remove all soiled linen from room before entering with clean linen

Always wash hands after handling soiled linen

Follow Manual Handling Procedures