- On April 21, 2015
- CQC Compliant, GP Practices Carpet
Carpets can be used in areas where the risk of spillage is lower, such as consulting rooms, waiting area, dispensing areas and administrative, storage and meeting rooms.
Where carpets are used in a GP practice, there should be consideration to needs. This includes having appropriate maintenance and cleaning programmes in place. Carpets, including all edges and corners, should be visibly clean, with no blood and body fluids, dust, dirt, debris or spillages. Floors should have a uniform appearance and an even colour with no stains or watermarks. In the event of spillage, the practice should have the appropriate equipment and protocol in place to clean the affected area.