Care Home Cleaning Specification workshops

Scottish Government, ARHAI and NHS Education Scotland (NES) invited all care home staff to attend a FREE webinar to support the implementation of the new National Cleaning Specification for Older People and Adult Care Homes.

The webinars advised staff in adult care homes of the purpose and contents of the Specification and how to use it to support their cleaning services. The webinars explained the roles and responsibilities of staff and care home managers and also provided tools for improvement and quality assurance.

Webinar details

Duration: 90 minutes

Learning outcomes:

To understand:

  • The Cleaning Specification for Older People and Adult Care Homes and how to access it
  • The elements for an effective cleaning service
  • Your roles and responsibilities in managing cleaning services
  • Your role in the effective application of the SOP's and cleaning records as described in the specification
  • How the action planning process can support quality and assurance

You can access a video recording of the webinar and other resources below.

Please note: The information contained within these resources is based on available guidance at the time of publication on 23rd July 2021. While resources are continually being updated to reflect changing guidance, staff are asked to frequently refer to the web sites below to ensure that they have access to the most current resources/guidance:


Once you have watched a recording, please provide us with your feedback, so we can continue to improve the webinars.

Infection Prevention & Control Manual for Older People and Adult Care Homes workshops: Evaluation link

Learning resources

Certificates were automatically issued after the live sessions. Please do not email to ask us for your certificate.

If you still need a certificate or you have watched the webinar recording and you need a Certificate of Attendance, please download the template, complete it and ask your line manager to sign the certificate.