Environmental Services

Department in Depth

The Housekeeping Department is responsible for the provision of cleaning and ancillary services throughout the hospital complex.

Primary functions of the Housekeeping Department are as follows:

  • Responsible for achieving and maintaining the highest standards of environmental hygiene throughout the complex ensuring appropriate and efficient use of allocated resources
  • To work closely with all hospital departments, including health and safety and infection prevention and control regarding environmental hygiene standards
  • Participation in the hygiene assessment process and on hospital hygiene committees
  • To promote a culture of continuous quality improvement in the department and effect quality improvements as appropriate
  • To educate, guide and support housekeeping staff