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Long Term Care facilities have a heightened responsibility to keep their high-risk residents safe from illness.

Percentage of Americans who say the pandemic has had a negative impact on their opinion of nursing homes1

Percentage of Americans say they are less likely to consider facility-based care for their older family members due to the pandemic1

Percentage of long-term care facilities reviewed with staff who did not follow proper handwashing protocols2

As a result, it is more important than ever before to strive for a new level of cleanliness and provide the right products to keep residents safe.

With many residents at higher risk of illness and complications, Long Term Care facilities need to ensure that they have an established cleaning process that includes regularly cleaning high-touch areas. Cleaning frequently with industry-leading products will help keep residents and employees safe and minimize the spread of illness.

Resident Room Solutions

Improve the perception of clean in common areas around the facility with products designed to help staff clean and disinfect effectively.

Common Area Solutions

Utilize proper cleaning processes and tools with increased efficacy to maintain a safer environment for residents, visitors, and facility staff.

LONG TERM CARE CLEANING CHECKLIST

Long Term Care Cleaning Checklist for Nursing Homes and Assisted Living
Long Term Care Cleaning Checklist for Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

Utilize our Long Term Care Cleaning Checklists to train your staff on appropriate cleaning protocols, including step-by-step instructions on how to clean your facility. Identify high-touch areas and ensure your staff understands the appropriate steps to clean and disinfect all areas of the facility, including:

  • Resident Rooms
  • Resident Restrooms
  • Floor Care

Featured Products by Space

Resident Rooms

Common Areas

Kitchen

Dining Area

Public Restrooms

Office & Lobby

Supply Closet

Utilize best-in class cleaning tools to help reduce the spread of illness in resident rooms.

Defenders® Square Step Can 4 Gal Red

Defenders® Square Step Can 4 Gal Red

The Defenders® decorative refuse container is an ideal waste receptacle for hospitals, doctor’s offices and other healthcare facilities. The step-on foot pedal enables hands-free operation, while the smooth surfaces are easy to clean.

Legacy Step-On Container 23 Gal Beige

Legacy Step-On Container 23 Gal Beige

The Rubbermaid Commercial Legacy Step-On Container provides sanitary waste management. The step-on foot pedal reduces contamination and improves working conditions.

Collapsible X Cart, 4 Bushels, Single Stream, Black

Collapsible X Cart, 4 Bushels, Single Stream, Black

The Rubbermaid Commercial 1881749 Executive Series Collapsible X-Cart Basket, 4-Bushel, 220 lbs load capacity, Black.

"Caution Wet Floor" Sign, 2 Sided, 26", Yellow

"Caution Wet Floor" Sign, 2 Sided, 26", Yellow

Lightweight "Caution Wet Floor" sign is 2-sided for effective safety communication and utilizes ANSI/OSHA-compliant color and graphics.

Fire Resistant Wastebasket 28 QT Beige

Fire Resistant Wastebasket 28 QT Beige

The Rubbermaid Commercial Fire-Resistant Wastebasket features a contemporary shape with a UL rating.

Ensure resident safety in common areas by implementing thorough cleaning processes with efficient tools.

Silhouettes Large Rectangle 22.5 Gal Stardust Silver Metallic

Silhouettes Large Rectangle 22.5 Gal Stardust Silver Metallic

The sleek Silhouettes 22.5 Gallon FGSR18 Decorative Rectangle Indoor Waste Container has a contemporary perforated pattern designed to seamlessly and beautifully blend with modern facilities and environments. High-quality materials and craftsmanship ensure containers can withstand the rigors of everyday use.

Vented BRUTE® 32 Gal Gray

Vented BRUTE® 32 Gal Gray

Innovative venting channels make lifting out liners up to 50% easier, improving productivity and reducing the risk of injury.

BRUTE® Quiet Dolly Black

BRUTE® Quiet Dolly Black

The Rubbermaid Commercial BRUTE® Dolly provides easy mobility and maneuverability when collecting and transporting heavy loads.

BRUTE® Caddy Bag Yellow

BRUTE® Caddy Bag Yellow

Turn your Rubbermaid Commercial BRUTE® container into a cleaning cart with storage and transport for spray bottles, wet-floor signs, lobby dust pan, brushes, liners, gloves, and other cleaning supplies

24 OZ Super Stitch® Blend Wet Mop, 5" Headband, Blue

24 OZ Super Stitch® Blend Wet Mop, 5" Headband, Blue

Super Stitch® Blend Mop outperforms and outlasts premium cut-end mops 2 to 1.

Gripper® 60" Clamp-Style Wet Mop Handle, Fiberglass Handle, Gray

Gripper® 60" Clamp-Style Wet Mop Handle, Fiberglass Handle, Gray

Gripper® Clamp-Style Mop Handle makes removing and replacing mop heads easy and efficient. Holds mop firmly between the jaws of the mop handle; should be used with 5" headband mops only.

Keep food fresh longer with efficient storage solutions.

Vented Slim Jim® 23 Gal Gray

Vented Slim Jim® 23 Gal Gray

The Rubbermaid Commercial Slim Jim® containers with venting channels offer uncompromised performance in constrained spaces.

FreshWorks™ Produce Saver Container 8 Gal

FreshWorks™ Produce Saver Container 8 Gal

The Rubbermaid Commercial Freshworks™ Produce Saver Keeps Produce Fresher Longer.*

Food/Tote Box 5 Gal 26" X 18" X 3.5" Clear

Food/Tote Box 5 Gal 26" X 18" X 3.5" Clear

The Rubbermaid Commercial Food Storage Container can be used to store or serve food.

ProSave® 400 Cup Ingredient Bin with 32 Oz Scoop

ProSave® 400 Cup Ingredient Bin with 32 Oz Scoop

The Rubbermaid Commercial ProSave® Ingredient and Food Storage Mobile Bin is a bulk food storage container on wheels. With a slanted front, sliding opening, and 32-ounce scoop, these food storage containers make it easy to transport ingredients.(Note: Canadian SKU# for this product is 2020793)

High Heat Scraper 9.5" Red

High Heat Scraper 9.5" Red

All-purpose scrapers are a necessity in every kitchen.

Premium Stainless Steel Dishwasher Safe Digital Portion Control Scale 12 lb

Premium Stainless Steel Dishwasher Safe Digital Portion Control Scale 12 lb

With the Premium Digital Portion Control Scales, your kitchen will be more efficient, more productive, and safer in your food preparation practices.

Implement touch free waste solutions and efficient cleaning tools to keep residents safe while dining.

Service Utility Cart with 4" Swivel Casters, 200 lb. Capacity, Black

Service Utility Cart with 4" Swivel Casters, 200 lb. Capacity, Black

Service Utility Cart with 4-inch Swivel Casters is a versatile, durable cart that can perform a wide variety of tasks. This rolling utility cart has non-marking swivel casters for smooth movement and raised arms on both sides for easy maneuverability.

Bus/Utility Box 4.6 Gal Gray

Bus/Utility Box 4.6 Gal Gray

Undivided Bus Box

Executive Series™ lobby Pro® Dustpan with long Handle, Black

Executive Series™ lobby Pro® Dustpan with long Handle, Black

The Rubbermaid Commercial Executive Lobby Pro® Dust Pan is ideal for malls, restaurants, lobbies, and more.

Executive Series™ lobby Broom, Vinyl Handle, Black

Executive Series™ lobby Broom, Vinyl Handle, Black

The Rubbermaid Commercial Executive Lobby Broom with Vinyl Handle is great for sweeping and cleaning in restaurants, malls, lobbies, and more.

Provide touch free solutions to minimize spread of germs in restroom areas.

AutoFaucet® Milano 4" Center Set, Polished Chrome, Kit 4

AutoFaucet® Milano 4" Center Set, Polished Chrome, Kit 4

The AutoFaucet® is a user-friendly, automatic faucet that utilizes Surround Sensor™ Technology to dispense water only when needed. Touch-free activation helps reduce cross-contamination on user's hands.

AutoFoam Dispenser – Black/Chrome

AutoFoam Dispenser – Black/Chrome

The AutoFoam Dispenser is a touch-free, wall-mounted system that dispenses controlled amounts of foam soap or sanitizer automatically to help prevent the spread of germs.

TCell™ Dispenser   White

TCell™ Dispenser White

The Rubbermaid Commercial TCell™ is an odor control system that utilizes advanced fuel cell technology to deliver a precise, timed dose of high-quality fragrance for up to 60 days.

TCell™ Refill   Pure™ Odor Neutralizer

TCell™ Refill Pure™ Odor Neutralizer

The Rubbermaid Commercial TCell™ odor control system utilizes passive fuel cell technology to deliver precise, timed fragrance for up to 90 days of consistent odor control.

AutoFlush® Clamp Toilet Flusher

AutoFlush® Clamp Toilet Flusher

The AutoFlush® Clamp for toilets is a touch-free, sensor-activated system that eliminates the potential for cross-contamination and promotes good hygiene.

Half Round Flat Top Side Open 9 Gal Stainless Steel

Half Round Flat Top Side Open 9 Gal Stainless Steel

The Half Rounds Series indoor decorative waste container fits flush against walls to conserve space and reduce obstructions in high-traffic areas. The sleek and functional design of this receptacle blends seamlessly with upscale and modern indoor facilities.

Keep residents and visitors safe with touch free waste solutions.

Half Round Open Top 12 Gal Perforated Stardust Silver Metallic

Half Round Open Top 12 Gal Perforated Stardust Silver Metallic

The Half Rounds Series indoor decorative waste container fits flush against walls to conserve space and reduce obstructions in high-traffic areas. The sleek and functional design of this receptacle blends seamlessly with upscale and modern indoor facilities.

Janitorial Cleaning Cart – Traditional, Black

Janitorial Cleaning Cart – Traditional, Black

The Traditional Janitorial Cleaning Cart with zippered yellow vinyl bag collects waste and transports tools for efficient cleaning.

Executive Series™ HYGEN™ Quick Connect Flexi Wand, With Microfiber Dusting Sleeve, White

Executive Series™ HYGEN™ Quick Connect Flexi Wand, With Microfiber Dusting Sleeve, White

HYGEN™ Microfiber Quick-Connect Flexi-Wand and Duster helps remove dust from crevices and hard-to-reach places.

HYGEN™ 4 FT — 8 FT Quick Connect Extension Pole, Yellow

HYGEN™ 4 FT — 8 FT Quick Connect Extension Pole, Yellow

HYGEN™ Quick-Connect handles and poles make cleaning more efficient in every area of the facility by reaching the highest spaces with ease. The unique connection mechanism allows for easy, time-saving tool exchange.

Executive Series™ Wooden Multilingual "Caution" Sign, 2 Sided, 22", Silver

Executive Series™ Wooden Multilingual "Caution" Sign, 2 Sided, 22", Silver

Elegant, dark hardwood "Caution" Sign is 2-sided for effective multilingual safety communication that won't disrupt a building's image.

Slim Jim® Confidential Document Base/Lid Combo 16 Gal Gray

Slim Jim® Confidential Document Base/Lid Combo 16 Gal Gray

The Rubbermaid Commercial Executive Series Slim Jim® Confidential Document container keeps sensitive documents secure.

Enhance cleaning protocols with industry-leading products.

Janitorial Cleaning Cart with Doors and Hood  – High Security, Black

Janitorial Cleaning Cart with Doors and Hood – High Security, Black

The High-Security Janitorial Cleaning Cart is a secure cart, featuring quiet casters and ball-bearing wheels along with a preassembled locking hood and doors.

HYGEN™ Microfiber Charging Bucket, Yellow

HYGEN™ Microfiber Charging Bucket, Yellow

HYGEN™ Microfiber Charging Bucket is ideal for healthcare facilities, with a bucket designed to prevent oversaturation of microfiber wet pads.

Executive Series™ 32 OZ Spray Bottle, White

Executive Series™ 32 OZ Spray Bottle, White

Makes cleaning easier and more effective

10-Quart Heavy-Duty Caddy, Yellow

10-Quart Heavy-Duty Caddy, Yellow

The 10-Quart Caddy for Cleaning Carts provides a quick and easy way to clean in tight places.

Medical Waste Rollout Container with Casters, 65 Gal, Red

Medical Waste Rollout Container with Casters, 65 Gal, Red

The Rubbermaid Commercial Medical Waste Rollouts with Casters are designed for use in the healthcare industry. Locking lids keep regulated medical waste secure, smooth contours make cleaning easier, and front swivel casters enable balanced maneuverability.

Cleaning Products for All Spaces

LONG TERM CARE PRODUCT RECOMMENDATIONS

Long Term Care Product Recommendations for Nursing Homes and Assisted Living
Long Term Care Product Recommendations for Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

Utilize our Long Term Care Product Recommendations brochure to identify RCP products that support facility cleanliness, including touch free products, hand sanitizer stations, cleaning solutions, and more.

For more information on Acute Care cleaning guidance, review guidelines from key industry associations, regulatory bodies, and media outlets, including the below:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

American Health Care Association National Center for Assisted Living

Leading Age

AARP Research, “Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Are Still Popular, Despite Coronavirus Outbreaks” November 2020  |  Levin & Perconti, “New CMS Survey Shows 36% Of Long-Term Care Facility Staff Still Aren’t Washing Their Hands Properly"

Contact your RCP representative for more information on Long Term Care cleaning guidelines or product solutions.

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