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Colour Code Your Care Home!

The Marketing Team
Colour Code Your Care Home!

Colour is recognised by anyone, regardless of language, so by applying colour to your cleaning program, you are breaking down any language barrier that may exist between you and your staff. This can be extremely important as it removes the degree of uncertainty, resulting in consistent cleaning from your entire staff. It can also help to simplify training, as you can have colour charts at eye level around the home to prompt employees.

If you have different coloured cloths cleaning the toilet area to the ones cleaning a food table, this reduces the likelihood that bacteria from the toilet will find its way to the food table.

Colour code chart

Click here to print the above chart

 

The above colours are the most widely used in the caring sector, but can be altered to suit your needs. Whatever colour code you settle for, the most important thing is that your staff know what colours are for which area.

Below are the items we can supply to help you develop and integrate colour coding into your existing program:

 

Mop bucket and wringer

Colour coded mop buckets

 

Big white mop heads

Colour coded mop heads

 

String mop heads

Colour coded mop heads

 

Revolution mop heads

Colour coded mop heads

 

Mop handles

Colour coded mop handles

 

Dust pan & brushes

Colour coded Dust pan and brushes

 

Dish cloths

Colour coded dish cloths

 

Disposable dishcloths

Colour coded disposable dish cloths

 

Disposable dishcloths (on a roll)

Colour coded disposable dish cloths on a roll

 

Microfibre (microtex) cloths

Colour coded microfiber cloths

 

Flannels

Colour coded flannels

 

Towels

Colour coded towels

 

 

Have you #colourcoded your care home? #health #safety #hygiene
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— J&P Healthcare (@JandPHealthcare)

September 28, 2017