LAUNDRY

INTRODUCTION

 

The laundry plant is responsible for providing clean and quality washed linen after collecting dirty/soiled linen from all hospital areas i.e. Operation theatre’s, the Indoor wards, Out patient dept., Intensive Care units of Nehru hospital, Advanced Pediatrics center, Advanced Eye center & Advanced Cardiac center. Laundry plant remains functional on all 365 day in a year in order to ensure uninterrupted timely supply of the washed linen.

 

Location with contact person, Phone numbers & timing

Contact Person     :         Manager, Laundry Plant

  1. Phone no.             :         0172-2756008 / 6007

Contact Time       :         09:00 AM to 04.45 PM

 

Objectives of department

The objective of the department is to provide adequate quantity of the right quality linen at the right time at right place to indoor patients, operation theatres and the other patient care areas of the hospital.

 

“Linen standardization committee” is functional in the hospitals. The committee is also authorized to recommend guidelines for the linen in a hospital.

• Classification/ Code numbers for linen

• Name of linen items

• Colour coding of each linen (deptt. wise/ area wise)

• Size and description

 

 

Subsections and their tasks :-

Laundry of the Institute has two distinct wings namely

(I) LINEN BANK ( II) LAUNDRY PLANT

Division of functions :-

( I) Linen Bank

1 Linen store & Condemnation of linen

2 Collection & Distribution of linen

3 Transportation of linen from bank to plant

(II) LAUNDRY PLANT

1 Laundry processing

2 Mending work of linen

Both the wings responsible for ensuring :-

1 Cleanliness standards of area.

2 Standard laundry processing to be follow up.

3 Jobs of urgent nature receive adequate priority.

4 Accounts kept systematically.

5 Timely requisitions for procurement of store items.

6 Consideration of economy & staff work at full efficiency.

7 Suitable statistics of the life of each linen.

 

Collection / Distribution timings of dirty/clean linen:-

 

Area

Collection / Distribution

Time

 

Advance Pediatrics Center

Door to Door collection &

Distribution

(08.30 AM to 10.30 AM)

 

Emergency Area

Door to Door Collection

Door to Door Distribution

 

(08.30 AM to 10.30 AM)

(11.30 AM to 01:00 PM)

 

Nehru Hospital

Door To Door Collection

Door to Door Distribution

 

(08.30 AM to 10.45 AM)

( 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM)

 

Advance Eye Center

Door to Door

collection/distribution

 

(08.30 AM to 10.30 AM)

 

Main Operation Theater

Door Step collection

(08.30 AM to 11. 15 AM)

 

OPD Block

Spot collection

(12 Noon to 01:00 PM)

on Tuesday & Friday

 

Main Operation Theater

Door Step Distribution

(02:15 PM to 04.00 PM)

 

Advance Cardiac Center

Door to Door collection /

Distribution

(08.30 AM to 10.30 AM)