Ancillary and sanitary accomodation, Biology

Ancillary Accomodation:

Ward KitchenIPantry:  It should have large sink and drain board along with fly proof door. If  the food is received from central kitchen and tray prepared for serving in the ward or common dinning hall. Provision  for cooking wanning milk and boiling water and neat place for safe storing of  excessive food. The major function of ward kitchen is temporary storage and distribution of meals. Kitchen should be equipped with facilities  for hot water, refrigerator, hot cases, storage facilities  for crockery and cutlery. 

Day Room:  It can be comfortably furnished room with recreational material as  provided in the ward as day room is for sitting and relaxing and for meeting visitors.  Verandahs can serve as day rooms.  It encourages early patient mobilization.  

Conference Hall: Conference hall should have LCD projector with wall mounted screen. 

Stretcher/Trolley Bay: A place where  trolley/stretcher and wheel chairs are placed.  

Sanitary Accommodation:

Dirty Utility Room.

It is provided for cleaning bedpan, urinal, sputum mugs etc. It should be fitted with racks  for bedpans, urinals bottles and sputum mug. There should be provision for sinks 1 washer, free supply of hot /cold water. It should be located near bath and WC annexe.

Bath and WC 

i) Urinal  One for 16 beds 

ii)  WC  One for 8 beds 

iii)  Bath  One for 12 beds 

iv)  Wash hand basin  -  One for 10 beds 

Janitor's Room / Safaiwalla Closet. For keeping cleaning materials and buckets,  it should have a large sink for cleaning buckets and other equipments with adequate supply of hot and cold water. 

Other Facilities These facilities include supply of cold and hot water, piped gas for heating - purpose, electrical outlets at convenient sites, call system, telephones and clocks. Lighting of wards and treatment areas requires careful designing. Lighting which intended for the central part of the ward should not produce glare.  

Night lights of low intensity and bed head light for patients may also be provided particularly in single and double bed rooms.

Posted Date: 10/27/2012 6:09:14 AM | Location : United States

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