"Cleaning in the hospital"
About: St George Hospital St George Hospital Kogarah 2217
Posted by sweeper (as ),
I have just spent a number of days in St. George Hospital Kogarah, in Ward 7B of the new wing. I am a supervisor of cleaning. I could not believe my eyes watching the cleaning staff of the hospital. First of all I shared a 2 bed room. Dirty towels and dirty hospital gowns were left on the bathroom floor for 3 days, before they were even picked up and that was after I complained that it was becoming a OHS issue. The next was watching the cleaners clean. In my opinion, what an absolute disgrace. From what I saw, the cleaners had the same cloth, that wiped down the sink in the ward, the same cloth wiped the toilet inside and out as well as the toilet seat, rim & lid, then she wiped the sink and vanity unit with the same cloth, as well as the hand rails in the bathroom. I believe at no time was the cloth washed out or rinsed. Then the cleaner proceeded to the next room with the same cloth. Cross contamination! Then the cleaner proceeded to mop the toilet floor with a mop and the same mop she also used to mop the floors around the hospital beds. This was the same every morning. In a hospital - I believe this is cross contamination. I believe this is spreading disease! I think they seriously need to look at their cleaners!