Health Care means efforts made to maintain health especially by licensed professionals. It is the diagnosing, treating and preventing of any illness, disease, injury either mental or physical to improve a person’s wellbeing. Both in terms of revenue and employment, health care has become the largest growing sector. Health care includes all medical services, hospitals, clinical trials, health insurance etc. Hospitalized patients are prone to these infections very easily. Every hospital should have its own infection control program which includes measures for cleanliness, hygiene and waste disposal. Patient satisfaction with healthcare services is a source to measure the quality of health processes. In developing countries, patient satisfaction surveys are being promoted as a means of understanding health care quality of the hospitals. The quality of health care services has become a major concern of developing country policy and research.
Need For Pest Control in Hospitals:
Hospitals are intended for health and healing. In the complex and sensitive environments of health care facilities, pest activity will have a profound impact on resident health. Pests and pest control are major concerns that need to be dealt with rapidly and safely, in unique environments like hospitals.
Healthcare facilities are always busy and it is difficult to prevent mice, rats, flies, cockroaches, bed bugs and ants from entering the premises and thriving with the food and warmth they can in the premises. The risk of cross-contamination is acute in primary healthcare facilities. The colder the weather is the more pests enter the building.
In order to prevent Secondary infections in hospitals, nursing homes and during surgeries, Pest control is necessary.
The Following Are Pest Control Methods for Hospitals:
Integrated Pest Management for hospitals is done by investigating exact places where pests enter the facility. Restricting the invading insects and pests by sealing hospitals is the initial step for a pest free zone.
The places where pests nest and hide are targeted in this step. Sanitation of the hospital is improved and measures are taken to educate all levels of staff about the areas that are mainly sensitive for the pest infestation.
Physical and manual controls:
Regular inspection by pest care professionals is a preventive method for pest infestation in hospital facilities. Monitoring devices can serve the purpose to some extent.
Why to Hire Us:
We focus is on finding the best treatment for a pest problem, rather than the simplest. Apart from being sensitive to the needs of health care environment, we deliver the highest level of reassurance against pests. The services that we provide are handled by trained and certified technicians who give most appropriate level of protection. We, with a comprehensive inspection to understand the unique pest pressures a facility faces, work with the customer and put our scientific methods to work according to the protection plan. Pest control in hospital is not just eliminating insects but also to follow measures for promoting and protecting patient’s health. Our service complies, all the national and international standards like National Accreditation Board of Hospitals (NABH), Joint Commission International (JCI), HACCP and OSHA.
These Are Few Tips That We Give For Pest Free Facilities:
- To keep storage areas dry.
- To dispose of garbage regularly.
- To keep food covered and sealed properly.
- To check for any leaky pipes and clogged drains
- To seal cracks on the outside of the building
- To check undisturbed areas for any rodent droppings.
- To screen the windows and close the doors properly.
- To trim bushes and small plants regularly.
Controlling pests in Sensitive places like hospitals is not an easy task. But with little effort and constant monitoring this can be brought under control.
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