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Carpet is included in the latest Building Design Notes

danfloor are pleased to announce that a research paper prepared by Marketing Manager Catherine Helliker, in conjunction with Jenny Gill Director of the Design in Mental Health Network, has been referred to in the latest version of the Department of Health Building Notes - Facilities for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.

The research paper looks at various studies and research findings around some of the common misconceptions of the use of carpets within non-clinical healthcare environments with a focus on infection control and cleaning. danfloor's research failed to discover any papers advising against the use of carpeting in hospital facilities in non-clinical rooms, including bedrooms in mental health units.

The full paper can be view in our downloads section.

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