Collect Soiled Linen

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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

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

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

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