Daycares are the perfect breeding ground for germs and bacteria to run rampant. The children who attend have yet to master the art of thorough handwashing, and their caretakers are often too busy to clean each toy thoroughly. As a result, sicknesses can manifest themselves effortlessly in this ideal environment.
Having a cleaning service for a daycare is essential to help promote health in your place of business. As you may have already noticed, sicknesses tend to spread much more easily among the younger population found in daycares. They play with the same toys, share the snacks, and spend a lot of time in close personal contact with one another. This same physical proximity is inimitable among most older age groups.
While it may seem sweet at the moment, it also sets the perfect stage for illnesses to transfer rapidly if they aren’t contained. Cleaning is the first step toward preventing the illnesses from occurring. An ounce of prevention is easily worth a pound of cure when it comes to a sickness that can transfer from schoolchildren to the staff within the span of a week.
Sometimes, washing your hands simply isn’t enough to keep the bacteria at bay. Even the most diligent staff member can still be susceptible to sickness.
You can quickly develop a bad reputation for having children out with frequent illnesses and ailments. Beyond that, you could even face a government-imposed shutdown until you can get the infectious diseases under control.
A good cleaning service can help you to prevent major outbreaks of illness among your daycare staff and the children you care for. Cleaning professionals can take the time to clean every nook and cranny of the facility, including areas where food preparation occurs. These kitchen areas, along with the play spaces, tend to harbor the majority of the germs in a single facility.
Consider the types of tasks that need to take place for your daycare to be cleaned:
- Toys should be thoroughly wiped down and sanitized.
- Play mats, chairs, and tables should be sanitized.
- Dirty diapers should be taken out regularly.
- Diaper changing stations need to be wiped down and cleaned regularly.
- Craft supplies should be dusted and cleaned.
These cleaning tasks can help to manage a critical level of sickness, but it’s also important to educate staff on proper hygiene and cleaning procedures. You can focus more on these tasks and help prevent illnesses by hiring a professional cleaning service to take care of the tasks that need to be done daily or weekly. Not only can you rest assured that a cleaning company is properly trained, but you won’t have to focus on whether your staff has time to accomplish this to-do list on a regular basis.
Anago will work with you to create a cleaning plan custom tailored to meet your daycare’s needs. Start spending more time training your staff and spend less time focusing on the sickness in your daycare. With our help, you can get things running smoothly once more.