Policy and Procedure - Electronics Cleaning

Hello All. I would like to know if someone is willing to share their Home Health P&P related to use/cleaning of electronic devices during home visits:
It would be very much appreciated. Thank you!


  • edited May 2017
    We do not have a policy

    We instruct that phones can be cleaned with an alcohol wipe if there is no plastic on the screen. WE issue phones and do not put the plastic covers on the for this purpose.

    We instruct in using cleaning wipes, such as Lysol wipes, on the outside of the tablet/laptop only.

    We provide screen cleaner for the screen but instruct them to try to prevent patient touching.

    Tablet/laptop pens can be cleaned with alcohol as well, just not the tip.

    Susan G. Johnsen, RN, MSN, COS-C
    Director, Patient Care. LLUMC Home Health Care
    ph: 909 558 3285

    “There is no such thing as a minor lapse of integrity.”
    Tom Peters

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