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How Does Hospital Flooring Promote Patient Well-Being?

Ask any nurse or healthcare employee if they wear their work shoes into their homes. They will almost always answer with a resounding NO! Hospital floors can contain germs regardless of how much they are cleaned and sanitized. Your shoes are one mode of transmission to spread these germs to other flooring surfaces.

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Healing From the Ground Up: Healthcare Flooring

It’s hard to believe that a floor can make you sick—but in health care settings such as hospitals and clinics, that could well be the case. Flooring is an important design element in the healthcare environment. While a pleasant environment can boost in morale for both patients and staff, an appropriate floor covering can actually support the healing process.

Hospital floors are unique environments; they are exposed to high of traffic with all sorts of contaminants, they must be slip resistant and safe for patients and medical staff who may stand on them for long periods of time. Additionally, they should be wear resistant to contribute to the professional look of the space.

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