Audit Description

Building description

  • Building description

External Environment & Structure

External grounds

  • Are paths in a satisfactory condition. Are they free from holes and trip hazards. Are they free from moss and overhanging foliage?

  • Are roads clear and free from pot holes and trip hazards?

  • Are manholes and covers secure and free from damage?

  • Other observations

  • Expected costs for repairs / remedial works

External structure

  • Are all walls in good condition and free from spalling?

  • Are soffits in good condition and clean?

  • Are windows free from damage, frames in good condition and clean?

  • Other observations

  • Expected costs for repairs / remedial works

External access doors

  • Are external access doors in good condition, are they clean, is door furniture suitable and in good. Does the door close onto its rebates freely. Is the door free from warping. If self closers fitted do they operate safely properly?

  • Are fire exits safe and in good order, are they clean, painted and steps non slip. Are handrails secure and suitable?

  • Other observations

  • Expected costs for repairs / remedial works

Classrooms

Classroom

  • Are doors in good order, is door furniture adequate, suitable and working. Does the door close properly onto its rebates easily. If self closers are fitted does it work correctly and safely, closing the door fully onto its rebates?

  • Are walls in good condition and free from cracks and holes? Is the paintwork clean and to a sufficient standard?

  • Is the ceiling in good condition and free from cracks and holes? Is the paintwork clean and to a sufficient standard?

  • Are windows free from damage, are the frames secure and well fitted. Do windows open as designed. Do window locks work. Are restrictions required and if so are they fitted and in good order?

  • Is there any sign of damp?

  • Is there sufficient lighting and are all lights working correctly?

  • Are all electrical fittings (sockets & switches) in good physical condition?

  • Are floor coverings in good condition and clean?

  • Is built in furniture and shelving secure. Is it clean and in good order?

  • Are curtains / blinds fitted and in good condition?

  • Is provided furniture suitable, free from damage and in good order?

  • Other observations

  • Expected costs for repairs / remedial works

Kitchens

Kitchen

  • Are doors in good order, is door furniture adequate, suitable and working. Does the door close properly onto its rebates easily. If self closers are fitted does it work correctly and safely, closing the door fully onto its rebates?

  • Are walls in good condition and free from cracks and holes? Is the paintwork clean and to a sufficient standard?

  • Is the ceiling in good condition and free from cracks and holes? Is the paintwork clean and to a sufficient standard?

  • Are windows free from damage, are the frames secure and well fitted. Do windows open as designed. Do window locks work. Are restrictions required and if so are they fitted and in good order?

  • Is there any sign of damp?

  • Does the heating appear to be adequate?

  • Is there sufficient lighting and are all lights working correctly?

  • Are all electrical fittings (sockets & switches) in good physical condition?

  • Are floor coverings in good condition and clean?

  • Is built in furniture and shelving secure. Is it clean and in good order?

  • Are curtains / blinds fitted and in good condition. Are curtain poles and tracks securely fixed.

  • Is provided furniture suitable, free from damage and in good order?

  • Other observations

  • Expected costs for repairs / remedial works

Bathrooms

Bathroom

  • Are doors in good order, is door furniture adequate, suitable and working. Does the door close properly onto its rebates easily. If self closers are fitted does it work correctly and safely, closing the door fully onto its rebates?

  • Are walls in good condition and free from cracks and holes? Is the paintwork clean and to a sufficient standard, are tiles and grout clean and free from damage?

  • Is the ceiling in good condition and free from cracks and holes? Is the paintwork clean and to a sufficient standard?

  • Are windows free from damage, are the frames secure and well fitted. Do windows open as designed. Do window locks work. Are restrictions required and if so are they fitted and in good order?

  • Is there any sign of damp?

  • Is there sufficient lighting and are all lights working correctly?

  • Are all electrical fittings in good physical condition?

  • Are floor coverings in good condition and clean?

  • Is all sanitary ware clean, free from damage and working correctly. (toilets, sinks, baths and showers)?

  • If a hoist is fitted is it secure and working correctly?

  • Are exhaust fans fitted and clean?

  • Other observations

  • Expected costs for repairs / remedial works

Corridors / Lobbies

Corridor / Lobby

  • Are doors in good order, is door furniture adequate, suitable and working. Does the door close properly onto its rebates easily. If self closers are fitted does it work correctly and safely, closing the door fully onto its rebates?

  • Are walls in good condition and free from cracks and holes? Is the paintwork clean and to a sufficient standard, are tiles and grout clean and free from damage?

  • Is the ceiling in good condition and free from cracks and holes? Is the paintwork clean and to a sufficient standard?

  • Are windows free from damage, are the frames secure and well fitted. Do windows open as designed. Do window locks work. Are restrictions required and if so are they fitted and in good order?

  • Is there any sign of damp?

  • Is there sufficient lighting and are all lights working correctly?

  • Are all electrical fittings in good physical condition? Is nurse call fitted and working?

  • Are floor coverings in good condition and clean?

  • Are curtains / blinds fitted and in good condition.

  • Is all sanitary ware clean, free from damage and working correctly. (toilets, sinks, baths and showers)?

  • Other observations

  • Expected costs for repairs / remedial works

Stairwell

Staircase

  • Are doors in good order, is door furniture adequate, suitable and working. Does the door close properly onto its rebates easily. If self closers are fitted does it work correctly and safely, closing the door fully onto its rebates?

  • Are walls in good condition and free from cracks and holes? Is the paintwork clean and to a sufficient standard, are tiles and grout clean and free from damage?

  • Is the ceiling in good condition and free from cracks and holes? Is the paintwork clean and to a sufficient standard?

  • Are windows free from damage, are the frames secure and well fitted. Do windows open as designed. Do window locks work. Are restrictions required and if so are they fitted and in good order?

  • Is there any sign of damp?

  • Are all electrical fittings in good physical condition?

  • Is there sufficient lighting and are all lights working correctly?

  • Are floor coverings in good condition and clean?

  • Are curtains / blinds fitted and in good condition. Are curtain poles and tracks securely fixed.

  • Other observations

  • Expected costs for repairs / remedial works

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