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What are the Alternatives to Bedpan Washers?

Choosing your facility’s method of human waste disposal is a major task. You need to be sure that the method you choose will prevent the spread of infection in your facility, as well as meet the standards expected by your country’s health service. There are a multitude of factors to take into consideration: organizational, environmental, […]

What are the Benefits of a Hands-free Bedpan Washer Disinfector?

We’ve already discussed the multitude of reasons why you should not wash bedpans by hand and instead use an automated bedpan disinfector. Washer disinfectors are a quantum leap forwards in terms of their effectiveness in fully disinfecting reusable plastic or metal bedpans: They heat the internal chamber to 80°C – the temperature required to kill […]

Care Home Sluice Room Best Practice Guidelines

Care and nursing homes are, by their very nature, hotbeds for the potential spread of infection. Risks are increased due to the sharing of dining rooms and living accommodation, and the fact that residents are generally more susceptible to infection. Age, underlying medical conditions, lower immunity and the use of devices like catheters and feeding […]

How to Wash Bedpans with a Washer Disinfector

If you’re reading this blog you might be new to using an automated bedpan washer disinfector – perhaps you’ve just had one installed in your hospital sluice/dirty utility/pan room or in your care home. Or maybe you just need a bit of a refresher on how to use your machine correctly to ensure that your […]