Laundry Best Practice in Care Homes

Chemical disinfection, mixing times, best practice, essential quality requirements – when it comes to running a care home laundry room, following the guidance set out in the Department of Health’s HTM 01-04 can at times feel daunting.

That’s why we’ve designed this infographic to help make it easier for you to get started. The first step you can take towards compliance is to create a laundry room with separate pathways for soiled and disinfected laundry – and we’ll show you how to set it all up with a minimum amount of effort.


The infographic covers every step of the laundry process, from establishing pathways for collecting used or soiled linens to creating spaces for the safe storage of clean and dry ones. You’ll discover helpful tips on segregating laundry and how to handle fouled linens prior to washing.

We want your laundry room to be in the best shape it can possibly be – that’s why we’ve created this guide to best practice for HTM 01-04 (Decontamination of linen for health and social care) for you.

Download the infographic below, or for a free laundry room consulation from one of our specialist advisors, contact us today on 0800 591 903.

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This is a helpful guide to illustrate a Care Home laundry setup.

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