Throw it on the floor?! - page 5

Do the CNA's at your facility throw everything on the floor even though they know it is not the proper procedure? I hate doing that! I'd like to put everything in trash bags and take the bags to the... Read More

  1. by   JDZ344
    It is very sanitary. The bins are not kept full to overflowing, and soiled linen is tied immediately and taken to the dirty linen room, so all that is in the bin, if anything, is reasonably clean linen from stripping discharged beds or when we change all the beds in the AM. Infectious patients get their very own bags which are disposed of straight away.

    I think it's a great deal more sanitary then chucking linens on the floor, or, worse and that I had to correct someone last week, the soiled brief on the bedside table where the patient eats!
  2. by   Psha
    Roll of small trashbags with me at all times. That said, I STILL throw the trashbag on the floor- sometimes there is just no helping it.