Providing fresh, clean clothing and linens enhances residents' well-being and keeps living spaces and common areas comfortable.
Collect soiled linen and personal clothing of residents from designated areas within the facility and transport to laundry area.
Sort soiled linen or clothes into appropriate categories according to type, soiling, fabric and color.
Label residents clothing and retain records of personal possesions of each resident.
Assist in locating missing articles of clothing.
Load washing machines, selects wash cycle, adds soaps, detergents, and bleaches.
Transfer washed linen or clothes into dryers and start machine.
Sort dry linen, and fold and prepare for delivery to designated areas within the facility.
Prepare for delivery, and distribute personal garments of residents.
Remove lint and dust from machines, and keep laundry area clean on a daily basis.
Practice good infection control measures in the processing of laundry items and in personal habits.
Handle responsibility for keeping compounds and hazardous substances properly stored.