Hospitals are facing the unique challenge of encouraging patients to seek care in places they previously were told to avoid & making sure they feel safe when doing so. RCP’s A Higher Level of Clean Hospital Care guides will support healthcare systems in refining protocols to ensure patient and staff safety, enabling healthcare facilities to reopen for elective procedures and return to financial stability.
COVID-19 has disproportionately affected Aged Care populations, with over 40% of COVID deaths linked to nursing home facilities(4). RCP’s A Higher Level of Clean Aged Care guides supports Aged Care facilities in identifying industry-leading products and protocols that will help keep residents safe and minimise the spread of illness and infection.
According to a recent TripAdvisor survey, nearly 9 in 10 consumers indicate that hotel cleanliness will be “very important” when selecting hotel accommodations post-COVID(6). RCP’s A Higher Level of Clean Hospitality guides provides targeted cleaning protocols and product recommendations to support hotels in identifying proper cleaning processes and tools with increased efficacy.
Employee trust in the traditional office post-COVID is fragile, with 61% of employees indicating that they would prefer office layout changes to ensure social distancing, and 74% of employees demanding increased cleaning frequencies(2). RCP’s Property Management & Office tools support all staff in making health & safety a priority.
As colleges and universities work to overcome changes to the traditional learning environment and campus life, the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff is of the utmost importance. RCP’s A Higher Level of Clean Education tools and guides will assist Education executives and staff in successfully planning for a return to campus through proper planning, heightened cleaning efficacy, and improved communication.
Post-COVID, 70% of employees expect more resources from employers to maintain proper hygiene at work(1). RCP’s facilty guides provide infection prevention measures to protect workers and maximise efficiency.
Studies show that 90% of restaurant patrons indicate their perception of hygiene practices influences their decision to patronize(1). RCP’s A Higher Level of Clean Foodservice tools provide targeted cleaning processes and product solutions to support restaurants in alleviating patron concerns and keeping guests and employees safe.
Though consumer requirements toward hygiene increased quickly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, experts predict that preferences will not quickly return to “normal”, as over 80% of shoppers indicate that their perception of hygiene practices influences decisions around where they will shop post-COVID.1 RCP’s A Higher Level of Clean Retail tools will support retail stores in reassuring customers of their commitment to hygiene and a safe shopping experience.
Studies show that 80% of patrons indicate that their perception of an entertainment venue’s hygiene practices will influence their decision to patronise(1). RCP’s Stadium & Arena A Higher Level of Clean tools support entertainment venue facility managers in safely preparing for a return to live events.
Two of the most common things we come together for are to travel or to visit an entertainment venue. RCP's A Higher Level of Clean tools support venues and services to keep customers safe. This ensures that the correct practices are taking place to promote hygiene, responsible waste disposal and social distancing polices upon reopening.
Rubbermaid Commercial Products is ready to assist your facility with guidance and product solutions that help promote and maintain a clean and safe environment. Reach out your RCP Representative directly or contact us with questions or product inquiries.
1. “COVID-19: The Evolution from ‘Jan –San’ to ‘Hygiene’ is Now Complete”, Baird, April 2020
2. “Return to Work/Back to Business Study”, Qualtrics, 2020.
3. “What Will It Cost to Reopen Schools?”, Association of School Business Officials International, June 2020.
4. “More than 40% of US Coronavirus Deaths are Linked to Nursing Homes”, New York Times, July 2020.
5. “Hospitals & Health Systems Face Unprecedented Financial Pressures Due to COVID-19”, American Hospital Association, 2020.
6. “Beyond COVID-19: The Road to Recovery for the Travel Industry,” Tripadvisor, 2020.