Audit

Review

Has the last inspection been reviewed. List any outstanding issues below.

First Aid

Are first aid boxes located in easy reach and easily recognised

Are first aid boxes and contents clean, orderly and in date

Is the current list of first adders displayed in a prominent position

Mobile Phone and Torch

Is the mobile phone present and charged and in good condition

Is the torch in good condition and in working order

Fire Precautions

Is the Fire Routine Notice displayed

Are Fire Extinguishers in place, secure and correctly marked

Are Extinguishers accessible and free from obstruction.

Are the Fire Signage notices in place e.g. exit notices, push bar notices

Are Fire Escape Routes free from obstruction and kept clear e.g. Stairways

Are Fire exit doors unobstructed and able to be opened in the event of an emergency

Store Room

Are these areas tidy and kept in a clean condition

Are ceiling and walls clean and in good decoration

Is woodwork in good condition and good decoration and clean

Are doors including any kick plates in good condition and clean

Is lighting in good condition and clean with an energy saving bulb

Are floor coverings in good condition and clean

ANY SAFETY ISSUES NOTED

ANY OTHER FINDINGS IN THESE AREAS

Corridors and Reception Areas

Are these areas tidy and kept in a clean condition

Are there any obstructions in the corridors which restrict safe egress

Are any chairs and other furnishings clean and tidy and in good condition

Are any electrical items present in good condition e.g. Hoists, chargers,fans etc

Are ceiling and walls clean and in good decoration

Are hand rails in good condition and good decoration and clean

Is woodwork in good condition and good decoration and clean

Are doors including any kick plates in good condition and clean

Is lighting in good condition and clean

Are floor coverings in good condition and clean

ANY SAFETY ISSUES NOTED

ANY OTHER FINDINGS IN THESE AREAS

Bedrooms - four bedrooms should be checked as a sample - if these are in an unsatisfactory condition ALL bedrooms must be checked - mark in the next box below the bedrooms inspected e.g. 2,6,7,9

Bedrooms:

Are these areas tidy and kept in a clean condition

Are any beds, wardrobe, chairs and other furnishings clean and tidy and in good condition

Are any electrical items present in good condition e.g. Table lamps, televisions, air mattresses etc

Are ceiling and walls clean and in good decoration

Is woodwork in good condition and good decoration and clean

Are doors including any kick plates in good condition and clean

Is lighting in good condition and clean

Are floor coverings in good condition and clean

Are curtains and fixings in good condition and clean

Are windows closing correctly and security devices in working order

Are Nurses call points working and do all cords reach floor level

En-Suite

Is sanitary ware clean and in good condition

Is the toilet seat and any adaptations clean and in good condition

Are taps etc in working order and clean

Is the extraction fan working

Is the under sink cupboard clean and tidy

ANY SAFETY ISSUES NOTED

ANY OTHER FINDINGS IN THESE AREAS

Lounge

Are these areas tidy and kept in a clean condition

Are any chairs and other furnishings clean and tidy and in good condition

Are any electrical items present in good condition e.g. Table lamps, televisions,etc

Are ceiling and walls clean and in good decoration

Is woodwork in good condition and good decoration and clean

Are doors including any kick plates in good condition and clean

Is lighting in good condition and clean

Are floor coverings in good condition and clean

Are curtains, blinds and fixings in good condition and clean

Are windows closing correctly and security devices in working order

Are Nurses call points working and do all cords reach floor level

ANY SAFETY ISSUES NOTED

ANY OTHER FINDINGS IN THESE AREAS

Lounge Kitchen

Are these areas tidy and kept in a clean condition

Are worksurfaces and cupboards clean and tidy and in good condition

Are any electrical items present in good condition e.g. Microwave, kettle etc

Are ceiling and walls clean and in good decoration

Is waste segregation being carried out correctly

Are potentially hazardous substances being stored securely

Is woodwork in good condition and good decoration and clean

Are doors including any kick plates in good condition and clean

Is lighting in good condition and clean

Are floor coverings in good condition and clean

ANY SAFETY ISSUES NOTED

ANY OTHER FINDINGS IN THESE AREAS

WC's, ShowerRoom and Bathroom

Are these areas tidy and kept in a clean condition

Are sanitary wares clean and tidy and in good condition

Are water outlets in working order and clean and in good condition

Are safety signs for hot water present and in good condition

Are ceiling and walls clean and in good decoration

Is woodwork in good condition and good decoration and clean

Are doors including any kick plates in good condition and clean

Are doors including any kick plates in good condition and clean

Is lighting in good condition and clean

Are floor coverings in good condition and clean

Are windows closing correctly and security devices in working order

Are Nurses call points working and do all cords reach floor level

ANY SAFETY ISSUES NOTED

ANY OTHER FINDINGS IN THESE AREAS

Hair Salon

Are these areas tidy and kept in a clean condition

Are sanitary wares clean and tidy and in good condition

Are electrical appliances in good condition

Are water outlets in working order and clean and in good condition

Are ceiling and walls clean and in good decoration

Is woodwork in good condition and good decoration and clean

Are doors including any kick plates in good condition and clean

Is lighting in good condition and clean

Are floor coverings in good condition and clean

Are Nurses call points working and do all cords reach floor level

ANY SAFETY ISSUES NOTED

ANY OTHER FINDINGS IN THESE AREAS

Sluice

Are these areas tidy and kept in a clean condition

Are sanitary wares clean and tidy and in good condition

Are electrical appliances in good condition

Are water outlets in working order and clean and in good condition

Are ceiling and walls clean and in good decoration

Are any potential hazardous substances stored securely

Is woodwork in good condition and good decoration and clean

Are doors including any kick plates in good condition and clean

Is lighting in good condition and clean

Are floor coverings in good condition and clean

ANY SAFETY ISSUES NOTED

ANY OTHER FINDINGS IN THESE AREAS

Nurses Station

Are these areas tidy and kept in a clean condition

Are any chairs and work surfaces clean and tidy and in good condition

Are any electrical items present in good condition e.g. Computers, printers etc

Are ceiling and walls clean and in good decoration

Is woodwork in good condition and good decoration and clean

Are doors including any kick plates in good condition and clean

Is lighting in good condition and clean

Are floor coverings in good condition and clean

ANY SAFETY ISSUES NOTED

ANY OTHER FINDINGS IN THESE AREAS

Medication Cupboard

Are these areas tidy and kept in a clean condition

Are work surfaces clean and tidy and in good condition

Is the refrigerator at the correct temperature and clean and tidy

Are ceiling and walls clean and in good decoration

Is woodwork in good condition and good decoration and clean

Are doors including any kick plates in good condition and clean

Is lighting in good condition and clean

Are floor coverings in good condition and clean

ANY SAFETY ISSUES NOTED

ANY OTHER FINDINGS IN THESE AREAS

Controlled Drug Room

Are these areas tidy and kept in a clean condition

Are work surfaces clean and tidy and in good condition

Is the controlled drug area secured with a lock and is it in good condition

Are oxygen cylinders secured and a notice provided on the outside of the door

Are ceiling and walls clean and in good decoration

Is woodwork in good condition and good decoration and clean

Are doors including any kick plates in good condition and clean

Is lighting in good condition and clean

Are floor coverings in good condition and clean

ANY SAFETY ISSUES NOTED

ANY OTHER FINDINGS IN THESE AREAS

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Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.